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Sri Lanka Festivals in May

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1. Posted by eranda (Budding Member 15 posts) 11y

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Vesak (May): This full moon day is a day of the great significant for the Buddhists around the world for it marks the Birth, Enlightenment, and Decease of the Buddha. The Buddhist houses on the island are decorated with bright Vesak lanterns. The alms halls offer free meals to passer-by and Buddhists go to temples or shrines for religious observance.

2. Posted by Wocca (Inactive 3745 posts) 11y

Is this the same as the Full Moon Parties held in Thailand?

3. Posted by klangeluk (Full Member 146 posts) 11y

Quoting Wocca

Is this the same as the Full Moon Parties held in Thailand?

i seriously doubt it. imo...i think this is more of a religious thing. FMP is strictly fun & just a reason for huge wild party

4. Posted by Wocca (Inactive 3745 posts) 11y

Thanks for enlightening me