Night of the Vesak Bochea (Buddha's Day) Festival

Category: Sense of Place


Photo and caption by Bejan Siavoshy

Attendees gather around a Wat (temple) adorned with lights to commemorate the Vesak Bochea (Buddha's Day) festival at Bayon Wat in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Travelers from across the country congregate at the temple complex to celebrate Buddha's birth, enlightenment, and passing.

Location: Bayon Wat, Siem Reap Province, Kingdom of Cambodia


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