Photo Story: Vesak Day in Banda Aceh, Indonesia

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A Buddhist monk stands in front of a Gautama Buddha’s statue during Vesak Day celebrations at a temple in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, 16 May 2022.

Buddhists celebrate Vesak Day to mark the date of the birth, enlightenment and passing of Gautama Buddha (Gautama Siddhartha).

Via EPA-EFE/HOTLI SIMANJUNTAK

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