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Buddhists in Patuakhali, Barguna celebrate Pabarana Purnima

  • Published at 08:20 pm October 20th, 2021
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Buddhist community observes Pabarana Purnima festival in Patuakhali and Barguna on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 Dhaka Tribune

Month-long Kathin Chibar Dan festival will begin Thursday

Buddhists in Kalapara upazila of Patuakhali and Taltoli upazila of Barguna are celebrating Pabarana Purnima festival on Wednesday.


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The day started with Panchashil and Ashtashil prayers and Buddha Puja for the attainment of self-purification and elimination of evil.

Buddhist community observes Pabarana Purnima festival in Patuakhali  and Barguna on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 Dhaka Tribune

Later, in remembrance of the Lord Buddha, various fruits and assorted pithapulis were given to the Buddhist monks by the elderly Buddhist men and women.


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A festive atmosphere is prevailing in the Rakhine neighbourhoods of the upazila around this festival.

Buddhist community observes Pabarana Purnima festival in Patuakhali  and Barguna on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 Dhaka Tribune

Rakhine men and women, including Buddhist monks, have gathered in Buddhist monasteries to blow lanterns in the evening during the day-long festival.

From the day after the Pabarana Purnima, the Kathin Chibar Dan festival begins in every Buddhist monastery for a month.

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