The following is the text of the Press Release for the 2002 International Vesak Festival:
Buddhist Committee of Washington DC
16th Annual International Vesak Day
Buddhists from temples representing over 15 different countries as we celebrate
the Birth, Enlightenment and Mahaparinirvana of Lord Buddha.
The 16th International Vesak Day’s activities include:
prayers and homages to Lord Buddha, cultural show featuring traditional
song and dance, workshops, Dharma lectures and guided meditations given by
Buddhist teachers from around the Washington, DC area.
All are welcome. No charge -
donations gratefully accepted
for schedule and directions.
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