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  • Short Summary

    Wesak Day celebration in Colombo, Ceylon (Sri Lanka).

  • Description

    Ceylon (Sri Lanka).

    GV. The Kelaniya Temple outside Colombo in Sri Lanka crowded with Buddhists who have come to pray on their special Wesak Day. The day is celebrated as the time that Buddha was born and died. Various shots of the people praying in the grounds of the temple before the various effigies of Buddha - they also light small candles and hold flowers in their hands.

    (Orig. Neg.)

    Date found in the old record - 03/05/1969.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3317.26
    Media URN:
    91526
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1969
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    02:00:38:00 / 02:02:34:00
    Canister:
    UN 4439 F

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