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Buddhists celebrate Ashari Purnima

Published : Wednesday, 17 July, 2019 at 12:00 AM  Count : 532

CHATTOGRAM, July 16: Buddhists in the city and district on Tuesday celebrated one of their major religious festivals Ashari Purnima with solemn devotion and traditional enthusiasm.
Ashari Purnima is celebrated by the members of the Buddhist community 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 years old in quest of eternal truth.

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