•      Tue Jul 23 2024

2568th Buddha Jayanti Celebration Committee formed

Kathmandu, May 3: The 2568th Buddha Jayanti Management Main Celebration Committee has been formed under the convenorship of Bhikshu Dharma Murthi Mahaisthabir, Chairperson of the Syambu Management and Conservation Committee.

The Committee will organize and regulate the cultural and religious celebration to be held on May 23 this year marking the Buddha Jayanti, the day Lord Buddha was born.

The Committee will facilitate the revelers and devotees attending the religious fair in and around Syambhu area, it was shared.

The Committee comprises representatives from the Department of Archeology, Kathmandu Metropolitan City ward no 15, Metropolitan Police Circle in Syambhu and local religious organizations among others bodies.

The Committee has estimated that over 200,000 devotees of Buddhist faith will visit Syambhu on that day for celebration.

Committee’s General-Secretary Ashok Buddhacharya shared that they have paid a special attention to security and convenience of devotees since another festival Sakadawa of Mahayani tradition also falls on the same day this year.

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