Buddha Purnima celebrated in Jammu Kashmir's Leh

Buddha Purnima celebrated in Jammu Kashmir's Leh

School children also brought religious tableaux showcasing the philosophy of Buddhism on the occasion.

People of Leh Monday celebrated Buddha Purnima, the birth anniversary of Lord Buddha, with joy and fervour.

Thousands, including school children, monks, nuns, gathered at Leh Chokang, a Buddhist temple, from where they proceeded through different ways to Tsemo Gonpa, a Buddhist monastery here.

The procession culminated at the historic Leh Pologround with a cultural programme, in which several speakers addressed the gathering and threw light on the life of Lord Buddha.

School children also brought religious tableaux showcasing the philosophy of Buddhism on the occasion.