Indonesia has a large
number of religious festivals and the Vesak Festival at
is just one of them. It is a Buddhist festival, which is held very
year in the month of May.
The Vesak Festival at
Borobudur Temple basically celebrates the birth,
enlightenment and the death of Lord Buddha. The festival is held
in Borobudur Temple, an ancient holy spot that was built in the 9th
century A.D. This religious festival is held on the evening of the
full moon day in the month of May.
Borobudur Temple is one of the prime pilgrimage spots of the country.
This holy place of the Buddhists is also one of the major tourist
destinations of Indonesia. There is a huge Buddhist temple over
here. The walls of the temple are adorned with stone carvings
depicting kings, priests, warriors, processions, elephants and
dancers and mortals.