In Bodh Gaya, Bihar State, thousands of Buddhist monks gathered under the holy Bodhi tree and offered special prayers for the eradication of coronavirus, ANI reported.
According to media reports, organiser Huizhong Yang said, "Today is a very special day, the full moon day in the Buddhist calendar. On this auspicious occasion, the Mahakaruna Foundation and Mahabudh International Meditation Centre have organised global prayers for the eradication of coronavirus."
"Medical science and technology are trying their best to control the spread of coronavirus. However, there are certain things beyond medical technology. We need prayers. Where science fails, spirituality is successful," Yang added.