KUALA LUMPUR: Buddhists throughout the nation thronged temples to celebrate Wesak Day, a day that marks the birth, enlightenment and death of Gautama Buddha.
The faithful who came to Wisma Buddhist were seen praying, offering flowers and bathing Buddha statues.
A vegetarian lunch was served after a prayer ceremony.
MCA president Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai, who attended the celebration, said there was a need for a balance between materialism and strengthening faith in today’s fast-paced society.
He lauded Buddhist associations for taking the lead in social media to promote Buddhism and good values to follo…
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