August 25, 2020

On the Intersection of Science and Religion

Malaysia Vesak Day

A volunteer prepares the lamp for prayers during the eve of Vesak Day at a temple in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Monday, May 12, 2014. In Malaysia Buddha’s birthday is known as Vesak or Visakah Puja (Buddha’s Birthday Celebrations), thus the most important Buddhist festival of the year. (NurPhoto/NurPhoto via Getty Images)