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Young Indian Buddhist monks pray as they celebrate the Buddha Jayanti Festival at the Maha Bodhi Society in Bangalore, 02 May 2007. Buddha Jayanti also known as Buddha Purnima is the most sacred Buddhist festival. The Buddha Purnima Festival commemorates the 2551st birth anniversary of Buddha. Buddhists who constitute merely one percent in the predominantly Hindu India observed the day amid religious enthusiasm. By Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP/Getty.