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Thai Buddhists mark Buddha Jayanti, Vesak Day

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Thai Buddhist Monks at Phutthamonthon Buddha site

Thai Buddhist Monks at Phutthamonthon Buddha site in Nakon Phatom.


BANGKOK, June 4 – Buddhist Thais nationwide marked Vesak Day on Monday which this year also was in commemoration of the 2,600th anniversary of the enlightenment of the Lord Buddha, or Buddha Jayanti.

Vesak Day is celebrated to commemorate the three major events in Buddha’s life – his birth, enlightenment and passing away.

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