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Buddha Purnima on Wednesday

Published : Tuesday, 21 May, 2024 at 8:26 PM  Count : 417

Buddha Purnima on Wednesday

Buddha Purnima on Wednesday

Buddha Purnima, the largest religious festival of the Buddhist community, will be observed on Wednesday across the country.

The day is a public holiday.
On the occasion, newspapers will publish articles while Bangladesh Betar, Bangladesh Television (BTV) and private TV channels broadcast special programmes highlighting the significance of the day, reports BSS.

The celebrations usually start with lighting of lamps and hoisting of the national and religious flags atop the Mohabihar and chanting of sacred verses from Tripitaka.

The Buddhist devotees are expected to offer various gift items, including fruits, flowers and candles, to statues of Lord Buddha throughout the day.


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