WESAK CELEBRATIONS IN CEYLON.
Various shots of the illuminations for Wesak celebrations in the streets of Ceylon. VS Buddha statues. Amazing display of highly decorative lanterns covered in pom-poms and beads.
CU of the rare "Kadu-Pul" plant in bloom. Rare footage - the plant only flowers once a year, for one hour at midnight.
Buddhists lighting candles, burning incense and offering prayers at the giant temples in Colombo. The Wesak Celebrations are to commemorate the 2,511th anniversary of the birth, enlightenment and death of Buddha.