Across Asia, devotees mark Buddha's birthday

Updated May 24 2024 - 1:20pm, first published 1:17pm
Buddhists are celebrating Vesak, which marks the day of Buddha's birth, death and enlightenment. (AP PHOTO)
Buddhists are celebrating Vesak, which marks the day of Buddha's birth, death and enlightenment. (AP PHOTO)

A devotee knelt and gently touched his head on the dome of the Boudhanath Stupa, an iconic Buddhist monument in Kathmandu, as a mark of reverence, to mark the birth of Buddha.

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