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Buddhists to celebrate Ashari Purnima today

Published : Tuesday, 16 July, 2019 at 12:00 AM  Count : 281

CHATTOGRAM, July 15: Buddhists in the city and district will celebrate Ashari Purnima, one of their major religious festivals, with solemn devotion and traditional enthusiasm today.
Ashari Purnima is celebrated to commemorate three significant incidences of Buddha's life which took place on this single day.
On this day, restless and dissatisfied with his opulent prince Siddhartha, renounced his kingdom, even his wife and son when he was just 29-year-old in quest of eternal truth.    -BSS

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