Saturday, May 9, 2009

Wesak 'pandal', Thalduwa, Sri Lanka.

Wesak lanterns, Avissawella, Sri Lanka.

Wesak in Sri Lanka is traditionally celebrated for the day of the Birth, Enlightenment and Parinibbana of Lord Buddha. A lot of illuminations come up in Buddhist households. Here is a picture of Wesak lanterns in Avissawella, Sri Lanka. Picture taken on 8/5/2009.