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Ceremonies, 1 Definition(s)

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There are numerous ceremonies and commemoration days which lay people celebrate, such as Wesak which marks the birth, enlightenment, and parinibbana (passing away) of the Buddha, and for these events everyone converges on the local temples.

Added: 10.Apr.2009 | Source: BBC: Buddhism
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