Sri Lankan devotees celebrate Buddha Purnima in Colombo
Buddha Purnima marks Buddha's birth, enlightenment and death where devout followers offer prayers. (Photo: AP)
Buddha Purnima marks Buddha's birth, enlightenment and death where devout followers offer prayers. (Photo: AP)
Buddhist monks walk in a procession for alms as part of a ritual during Buddha Purnima in Colombo,
Buddhist monks walk in a procession for alms as part of a ritual during Buddha Purnima in Colombo,
A Sri Lankan Buddhist devotee prays as he takes part in religious observances at a temple to mark Buddha Purnima.
A Sri Lankan Buddhist devotee prays as he takes part in religious observances at a temple to mark Buddha Purnima.
Sri Lankan Buddhist devotee take part in religious observances at a temple to mark Vesak full moon day or Buddha Purnima in Colombo.
Sri Lankan Buddhist devotee take part in religious observances at a temple to mark Vesak full moon day or Buddha Purnima in Colombo.
A Sri Lankan Buddhist devotee carries flowers as he takes part in religious observances in a temple to mark Vesak full moon day or Buddha Purnima in Colombo.
A Sri Lankan Buddhist devotee carries flowers as he takes part in religious observances in a temple to mark Vesak full moon day or Buddha Purnima in Colombo.
A Sri Lankan Buddhist devotee offers prayers at a temple to mark Buddha Purnima.
A Sri Lankan Buddhist devotee offers prayers at a temple to mark Buddha Purnima.
Sri Lankan Buddhist devotees offer prayers at a temple to mark Vesak full moon day or Buddha Purnima.
Sri Lankan Buddhist devotees offer prayers at a temple to mark Vesak full moon day or Buddha Purnima.
A novice Sri Lankan Buddhist monk stands with older monks for a procession for alms as part of a ritual during Buddha Purnima in Colombo.
A novice Sri Lankan Buddhist monk stands with older monks for a procession for alms as part of a ritual during Buddha Purnima in Colombo.