Buddha Buzz Weekly: Vesak, the Buddha’s Birthday, Celebrated at the White House for the First Time

vesak white house candle lighting

Representatives from the three major traditions gathered for prayers and candle lighting. Plus, Penpa Tsering is sworn in as President of the Central Tibetan Administration, and relief efforts continue as COVID-19 rages on in India.

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