International Visakha Festival: 5/8/2011, Silver Spring, MD


Vesak celebrates the Buddha’s Enlightenment. It will be celebrated on May 8, 2011 at the Cambodian Buddhist Temple in Silver Spring. Each year a different temple hosts the event. It’s wonderful to see Buddhists from all traditions representing many cultures gather together to pay homage to Buddha’s enlightenment. There are always lots of families with their kids and plenty of delicious food. This is definitely an international celebration. Details below.

Here’s a short explanation of the significance of Vesak written by Ven. Mahinda.

May 2011 Vesak Celebration

May 2011 Vesak Celebration

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