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Buddha Jayanti Images, Lord Buddha Stock Photos

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Buddha Jayanti Images, Lord Buddha Stock Photos: Gautama Buddha, also known as Siddhartha Gautama, Shakyamuni, or simply the Buddha, was a sage on whose teachings Buddhism was founded. Listed are some of the images of Buddhist monasteries, Lord Buddha statues, paintings, laughing Buddha etc. Buddha Jayanti Images, Lord Buddha Stock Photos for WhatsApp, Instagram & Facebook

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Buddha Purnima around the world

Buddha Purnima around the world

Buddha Purnima in India Bodh Gaya (Bihar): Before his death, the Buddha enjoined his followers to make pilgrimages to four sites: Lumbini, where he was born; Uruvela (modern Bodh Gaya), the site of his enlightenment; Sarnath, the place of his first sermon; and Kushinara, where he died. Each of these sites may be visited today, and Bodh Gaya remains the …

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Buddha Purnima: The Observances

Buddha Purnima: The Observances

Vesak, commemorating the birth, Enlightenment and death of Buddha, is observed as a public holiday in many Southeast Asian countries. Specially in countries like India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand. In Japan and other Mahayana countries, however, the three events of Buddha are observed on separate days. In some countries the birth date is April 8, the Enlightenment date …

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Buddha Poornima

Buddha Poornima

Buddha Poornima, which falls on the full moon night in the month of Vaisakha (either in April or May), commemorates the birth anniversary of Lord Buddha, founder of Buddhism. Notwithstanding the summer heat (the temperature routinely touches 45 degrees C), pilgrims come from all over the world to Bodh Gaya to attend the Buddha Poornima celebrations. The day is marked …

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Chinese New Year Images for Facebook, WhatApp

Chinese New Year Images

Chinese New Year Images for Facebook, WhatApp: Chinese New Year is an important Chinese festival celebrated at the turn of the traditional lunisolar Chinese calendar. It is also known as the Spring Festival, the literal translation of the modern Chinese name. Celebrations traditionally run from the evening preceding the first day, to the Lantern Festival on the 15th day of …

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Kampuchea (Cambodia) – World Atlas: Kids Encyclopedia

Kampuchea (Cambodia) – World Atlas: Kids Encyclopedia

System of government: Socialist Republic (called Democratic Kampuchea) Capital: Phnom Penh Location: In south-eastern Asia on the Gulf of Thailand, bordered by Vietnam, Laos and Thailand Area: 181,035 sq km National composition: Mostly Khmer; Chinese, Vietnamese, Lao minorities Religion: Buddhism Official language: Khmer Currency: Riel = 100 sen Administrative divisions: 24 provinces Other major cities: Battambang Chief river: Mekong Largest …

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Pchum Ben Festival Images

Pchum Ben Festival Images

Pchum Ben Festival Images: October is the month when Cambodian people celebrate the festival of Phchum Ben. Together with Khmer New Year in April, Phchum Ben is the most important festival in the Khmer religious calendar. Cambodians have faithfully observed the festival every year for as long as anyone can remember. The word ‘Ben’ in Khmer means to collect; ‘Ben’ …

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Farthest distance walked with a ball on the head: Harrison Chinedu breaks record

Farthest distance walked with a ball on the head: Harrison Chinedu breaks record

Lagos, Cambodia – March 15, 2016 – Nigerian footballer based in Cambodia, Harrison Chinedu, has broken the Guinness World Records record for the farthest distance traveled while balancing a football on his head and cover a distance of over 45. 64km Photo: Nigerian footballer based in Cambodia, Harrison Chinedu, has broken the Guinness World Record for the farthest distance traveled …

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अन्कोरवाट हिन्दू मंदिर, सिमरिप, कम्बोडिया

अन्कोरवाट हिन्दू मंदिर, सिमरिप, कम्बोडिया

पौराणिक काल का कम्बोज देश कल का कम्पूचिया और आज का कम्बोडिया है जहां सदियों के कालखण्ड में 27 राजाओं ने राज किया। कोई हिन्दू रहा, कोई बौद्ध। यही वजह है कि पूरे देश में दोनों धर्मों के देवी-देवताओं की मूर्तियां बिखरी पड़ी हैं। भगवान बुद्ध तो हर जगह हैं ही, लेकिन शायद ही कोई ऐसी खास जगह हो, जहां …

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