Devotees of all ages gather to honour Buddha on Wesak Day


Devotees lining up the streets to witness the 7km float procession.

Wesak Day celebration in Penang was filled with moments of reflection, joy and unity – a true commemoration of the Buddha’s life and teachings.

One of the most eagerly awaited events was the colourful float procession, a tradition that brought together young and old in a spectacular display of creativity and devotion.

Each float was adorned with intricate designs, flowers and lights.

Devotees at the Malaysian Buddhist Association bathing the statue of young Prince Siddhartha, a ritual that represents cleansing and purification.Devotees at the Malaysian Buddhist Association bathing the statue of young Prince Siddhartha, a ritual that represents cleansing and purification.

The streets were lined with people, their faces glowing with admiration and reverence.

Several Buddhist temples, normally serene and quiet, became focal points for celebrations as devotees converged in full force in honour of the birth, enlightenment and passing of the Buddha.

Many also took part in the sacred ritual of bathing the Buddha, a tradition that filled them with excitement and a profound sense of duty.

The Wesak Day theme this year was “Living Harmoniously, Thriving Society”.


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