A Buddha statue on Vesak at the Borobudur temple in Magelang, Indonesia, on Sunday. Commonly referred to as the “Buddha’s Birthday,” Vesak commemorates the birth, enlightenment and death of Gautama Buddha.
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A Buddha statue on Vesak at the Borobudur temple in Magelang, Indonesia, on Sunday. Commonly referred to as the “Buddha’s Birthday,” Vesak commemorates the birth, enlightenment and death of Gautama Buddha.

(Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)