Wesak Day Celebrations are held in most parts of Malaysia. The day is considered to be very important for Buddhists around the world.
Wesak Day is celebrated by thousands of Buddhists across Malaysia. On this day, thousands of Buddhists throng to the temples in the country. It is a day when Buddhists observe the birth, enlightenment and death of Lord Buddha. Religious offerings are carried out. Rituals such as the "Bathing of the Buddha", chanting of holy scriptures, lighting of joss sticks and ordination of monks usually take place in the Buddhist temples during the Wesak Day Celebrations.
Wesak Day Celebrations are held till late into the night in Malaysia. There are grand processions in cities like Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru, Seremban, Malacca and Georgetown.
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