Wesak Day celebration in Colombo, Ceylon (Sri Lanka).
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.
Date found in the old record - 03/05/1969.