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Buddha Purnima

Young monks offer prayers to Lord Buddha on the occasion of Buddha Purnima, at Buddha Bhoomi Mahavihar on the outskirts of Nagpur.

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Buddhist monks offer special prayer on the occasion of Buddha Purnima, at Mahabodhi Buddha Vihara in Hyderabad.

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A monk offers prayers on the occasion of Buddha Purnima, at a Japanese temple in Mumbai.

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Buddhist monks offer prayers at a Buddhist temple during Buddha Purnima festival in Kolkata. The festival marks the birth, enlightenment and death of Lord Buddha.

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Buddhist monks on their way to offer prayers on the occasion of Buddha Purnima at Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya.

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Devotees take holy dip on the occasion of Buddha Purnima at Sangam in Prayagraj.

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A monk offers prayer to Lord Buddha on the occasion of Buddha Purnima, in Agartala.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses Virtual Vesak Global Celebrations on Buddha Purnima in Delhi.

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Buddhist monks prepare idols of Lord Buddha for Buddha Purnima, at Tollygunge Sambodhi Buddhist Monastery in Kolkata.

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A devotee cleans a statue of Lord Buddha at a monastery, ahead of Wesak which will be observed on May 26 in the country, in Agartala.

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People pay obeisance to Lord Buddha on the occasion of Buddha Purnima, in Kolkata.

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Buddhist monks pay obeisance to Lord Buddha on the ocassion of Buddha Jayanti at Mahabodhi temple, in Gaya.

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Devotees pay obeisance on the banks of River Ganga on the occasion of Buddha Purnima, in Patna.

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Buddhist monks pay obeisance under the holy Bodhi tree on the ocassion of Buddha Jayanti at Mahabodhi temple, in Gaya.

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A view of the Mahabodhi temple, illuminated with lights on the eve of Buddha Purnima, at Bodhgaya, in Gaya district.

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