Bringing happiness… Lighting Up lanterns…

image-b6444db601cfc223c912202da4899d6dd12067a99029523be14af602a659d374-V Vesek is a widely celebrated holiday Β in Buddhist countries all around the world commemorating the birth, enlightenment and death of the Lord Buddha. Here in Srilanka, the streets were lit with colored paper lanterns, giant pandols were erected and dansals (free food stalls) were in abundant making sure no one went hungry or unhappy. This year some innovative dansals such as the “free wifi dansal”, “free haircut dansal” were also introduced. Here are some pictures for you to experience the Vesek as celebrated by Srilankans.



9 thoughts on “Bringing happiness… Lighting Up lanterns…

  1. What a wonderfully festive occasion, Suganiya, and your photos are lovely. It’s certainly a colourful celebration. I’m amazed that you have all those free stalls. It sounds like a great idea, but I just wondered who pays for all the things given away. There must be some incredibly generous people in Srilanka. Thank you for sharing this intereting post! πŸ™‚

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