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2555th Buddha Jayanti Celebrated in UK

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on May 18, 2011

17th May, 2011, Surrey, UK: 2555th Buddha Jayanti was celebrated in the presence of Lamas from different countries and representatives from different organizations. The program was started with traditional Puja by Lamas. Major speakers in the program were BCCUK Advisor Dr. Sunil M. Kariyakarawana, Venerable Hungtrampa Lopon Tsewang Rigzin Samdrup ( Lama Acharya Chewang Ghale), Narayan Prasad Rijal, Prof. Narayan Gurung, 720th Mukhiya of Surrey, Deputy Mayor of Surrey, Representative of Nepal Embassy to UK, NRN UK President and many others. All the speakers highlighted the importance of Buddha, Buddhism, Buddha’s birthplace Lumbini Nepal in different ways.



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