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MAGELANG, JAVA, INDONESIA - JUNE 1: Buddhist monks meditate at the yard of Borobudur temple, built between 750 and 842 AD, June 1, 2007 in Magelang, Central Java province, Indonesia. Buddhists in Indonesia celebrate Vesak Day or "the day of Buddha's birth, his enlightenment and his reaching of nirvana" today. (Photo by Dimas Ardian/Getty Images)

MAGELANG, JAVA, INDONESIA - JUNE 1: Buddhist monks meditate at the yard of Borobudur temple, built between 750 and 842 AD, June 1, 2007 in Magelang, Central Java province, Indonesia. Buddhists in Indonesia celebrate Vesak Day or "the day of Buddha's birth, his enlightenment and his reaching of nirvana" today. (Photo by Dimas Ardian/Getty Images)

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