In Awe of waisak Day’s Celebration

Waisak Day, also referred to as Vesak Day, which will fall on May 19 is a national holiday locals in both Bali and Indonesia as a way to honour and celebrate Buddha.This celebration day attract pilgrims from all over the world as Vesak Day is the holiest day on the Buddhist calendar. Locals and foreigners who ascribe to Buddhist teachings will gather at various temples at dawn.This is then followed by the raising of the Buddhist flag accompanied by the placing of offerings at the feet of Buddha statues peaked by the release of thousands of lanterns towards the night sky which will be a beautiful sight. Tourists are allowed to come and watch the ceremony.

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