Prabarana Purnima

  • A Buddhist devotee lights a candle at the International Buddhist Vihara in Dhaka’s Merul Badda on Prabarana Purnima. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A Buddhist devotee lights a candle at the International Buddhist Vihara in Dhaka’s Merul Badda on Prabarana Purnima. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Buddhist devotees light candles at the International Buddhist Vihara in Dhaka’s Merul Badda on Prabarana Purnima. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Buddhist devotees light candles at the International Buddhist Vihara in Dhaka’s Merul Badda on Prabarana Purnima. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A child lights candle at the International Buddhist Vihara in Dhaka’s Merul Badda on Prabarana Purnima. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A child lights candle at the International Buddhist Vihara in Dhaka’s Merul Badda on Prabarana Purnima. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Buddhists release candle-lit hot air balloons at the International Buddhist Vihara in Dhaka’s Badda. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Buddhists release candle-lit hot air balloons at the International Buddhist Vihara in Dhaka’s Badda. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Buddhists release candle-lit hot air balloons at the International Buddhist Vihara in Dhaka’s Badda. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Buddhists release candle-lit hot air balloons at the International Buddhist Vihara in Dhaka’s Badda. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Buddhists release candle-lit hot air balloons at the International Buddhist Vihara in Dhaka’s Badda. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Buddhists release candle-lit hot air balloons at the International Buddhist Vihara in Dhaka’s Badda. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Budhdhist devotees bow before an idol of Buddha at the International Buddhist Vihara in Dhaka’s Merul Badda on Prabarana Purnima. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Budhdhist devotees bow before an idol of Buddha at the International Buddhist Vihara in Dhaka’s Merul Badda on Prabarana Purnima. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A devotee bows before Buddha at the International Buddhist Vihara in Dhaka’s Merul Badda on Prabarana Purnima. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A devotee bows before Buddha at the International Buddhist Vihara in Dhaka’s Merul Badda on Prabarana Purnima. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A devotee bows before Buddha at the International Buddhist Vihara in Dhaka’s Merul Badda on Prabarana Purnima. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A devotee bows before Buddha at the International Buddhist Vihara in Dhaka’s Merul Badda on Prabarana Purnima. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Buddhists release candle-lit hot air balloons in the sky to mark Prabarana Purnima at Chattogram’s Nandankanan Buddhist Vihara. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Buddhists release candle-lit hot air balloons in the sky to mark Prabarana Purnima at Chattogram’s Nandankanan Buddhist Vihara. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Buddhists release candle-lit hot air balloons in the sky to mark Prabarana Purnima at Chattogram’s Nandankanan Buddhist Vihara. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Buddhists release candle-lit hot air balloons in the sky to mark Prabarana Purnima at Chattogram’s Nandankanan Buddhist Vihara. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Buddhists release candle-lit hot air balloons in the sky to mark Prabarana Purnima at Chattogram’s Nandankanan Buddhist Vihara. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Buddhists release candle-lit hot air balloons in the sky to mark Prabarana Purnima at Chattogram’s Nandankanan Buddhist Vihara. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove