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Meditation and Lighting The Lanterns
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Today is another important Buddhist day. We are here to celebrate the Makha Puja Day.
There were Buddhist Clergy of different region and sect, Buddhist Organizations, Councils of Ministers, and foeigners from all over the world who were interested and attended this cerermony.
In the late afternoon, they were three hundred thousand people gathered together to meditate, not only to still and purify the minds, but to also spread love, peace, and kindness to everybody in the world.
In the evening, all the laypeople gathered together once again to light more than hundred thousand lanterns. The night sky was filled and lit up with amazing and beautiful golden colors from the lanterns.
March 7th 2012,
at Dhammakaya Temple, Patumthani Province, Thailand.