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Buddhists celebrate Probarona Purnima today

Buddhists celebrate Probarona Purnima today

Probarona Purnima, one of the largest festival of the Buddhists, will be celebrated in Bangladesh today (Wednesday) with traditional enthusiasm and due solemnity.The festival is also known as Ashvini Purnima that marks conclusion of the three months long seclusion of the monks inside their monasteries for self edification and atonement of their defilement.

The Purnima follows a month-long preaching of sermons by the Buddhist monks for the welfare of every beings and whole humankind through yellow robes offering ceremony that begins from today.

The Purnima will be celebrated in all monasteries, respective offices of the religious organizations and educational institutions through day-long programs.