The festival entitled to the ultimate preacher of Buddhism, Lord Gautum Buddha is the Buddha Bathing Festival, happening on the birthday of Lord Buddha. Celebrated each year on the eighth day of the fourth lunar month, this festival is a national holiday in this region with all monasteries decked up in grandeur. Symbolizing the enlightenment of Lord Buddha, lanterns are lit all around the city along with offerings and incense. Evoking the emotions of purification of the soul, this bath festival in Hong Kong is one of the most spiritual gatherings you will come across.
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