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The following is the text of the Press Release for the 2002 International Vesak Festival:

International Buddhist Committee of Washington DC
And Sakya Phuntsok Ling

The 16th Annual International Vesak Day
May 25, 2002

Join 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:

Offerings and circumambulations,  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.

Held at:
 Montgomery Blair High School
51 East University Blvd.
Silver Spring, MD 20901

 All are welcome.  No charge - donations gratefully accepted

Click here for schedule and directions.

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