UN Day of Vesak celebrations in Melbourne,Australia
Posted on May 26th, 2014

UN DAY OF WESAK was celebrated in Melbourne on 24 th May.

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Including the Australian Buddhists, hundreds of  Buddhists from  countries such as Sri Lanka,Vietnam, Cambodia, China, Laos, Burma, Thailand, Malaysia ,Singapore, Hong Kong, Tibet.Japan and Bnagla Desh took part in offering of Dana to nearly70 members of Maha Sangha representing all traditions . In the afternoon a colorful pageant with Sri Lankan and Vietnamese drummers followed by the membersof Maha Snagha , floats of Buddha statues and devotees traversed the Collins Street , Melbourne Central to the Town Hall. At the Melbourne town hall, Wesak meeting was held with sermons , talks , meditation practices and musical events depicting the life of Buddha

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