Vesak at the White House

For the First Time in U.S. History, the celebration of Vesak, honoring the birth, enlightenment and passing of the Buddha, was held in the White House on May 26, 2021. Candles were lit and prayers offered on behalf of all three Buddhist traditions: Theravada, Mahayana, and Vajrayana. Most Venerable Uparatana (Sri Lankan/American) on behalf of the …

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