Indonesia: Buddhists celebrate Vesak, the festival of peace

The focus is on harmony and tolerance as the country's Buddhists – along with visitors from across the globe – gather at the famed Borobudur temple.

By Zahara Tiba for Khabar Southeast Asia in Jakarta

May 13, 2012


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