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India Celebrates Buddha Purnima

Over 2,600 years ago, the Buddha was born on the northern edge of the Ganges River basin, which was the periphery of the ancient civilization of north India.
On Friday, 5 May, India's PM Narendra Modi, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, Sadhguru, and many others extended their wishes to Buddhist followers worldwide on the occasion of Buddha Purnima.
On this day, thousands of devotees dip themselves in the holy Ganges river.
Learn more in our video!