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A thousand candles lit in Bangkok to mark Buddha’s birthday

Thailand commemorates Visakha Bucha Day, the holiest day of the Buddhism year that marks the birth, enlightenment and death of Buddha, which occurs on the full moon of the third lunar month of the Buddhist calendar.

Buddhist monks and devotees light 1,000 candles at Bangkok’s Wat Benchamabophit Dusitvanaram, also known as the Marble Temple. After a two-year hiatus, the ceremony returns for the first time since the pandemic

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