Prabarana Purnima

No lanterns in Prabarana Purnima this year

As protest against the atrocities on Rohingyas in Myanmar, Bangladesh’s Buddhist community will refrain from flying paper lanterns in Prabarana Purnima this year.

September 19, 2017
September 19, 2017

Prabarana Purnima: Buddhists to shun festivity in protest

The country's Buddhist community will refrain from flying Fanush (colourful paper lanterns) in Prabarana Purnima this year in protest at the persecution of Rohingyas in Myanmar.

September 18, 2017
September 18, 2017

No lanterns in Prabarana Purnima this year

As protest against the atrocities on Rohingyas in Myanmar, Bangladesh’s Buddhist community will refrain from flying paper lanterns in Prabarana Purnima this year.