Religious in Bodhnath (Boudha)

Buddha Jayanti (Saga Dawa)

During the full moon of April/May Buddhists everywhere commemorate the birth, enlightenment and death of the Buddha. Thousands of butter lamps are lit by devotees and an image of the Buddha is paraded around the Bod…
Religious in Bodhnath (Boudha)


Bodhnath goes into spiritual overdrive every year in February or March for the Tibetan New Year. Long copper horns are blown, a portrait of the Dalai Lama is paraded around, thousands of pilgrims throng the stupa, a…