Buddhists perform Puja Bakti worship at Kusalacitta temple in Bekasi

The monk leads a procession of devotees to the temple. (IO/Aslam Iqbal)

Bekasi, IO – To celebrate Vesak Day, Buddhists worship the relics of the Buddha during a ritual called Puja Bakti at Kusalacitta temple, Rawa Lumbu, Bekasi, West Java, Monday (16/5).

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This worship is part of a series of festivities for Vesak Day. As it is held amid the still ongoing pandemic, Kusalacitta Temple implemented strict health protocols, such as mask wearing and social distancing. (Aslam Iqbal)