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Vesākha (Pali; Sanskrit: Vaiśākha), also known as Buddha Purnima and Buddha Day, is a holiday observed traditionally by Buddhists on different days in India, ...

Day of Vesak - Timeanddate.com


Millions of Buddhists celebrate Vesak Day, an officially recognized United Nations (UN) holiday that celebrates the birth of Gautama Buddha, the founder of  ...

Vesak Day – YourSingapore - Singapore Tourism Board


Vesak Day is celebrated by Buddhists in Singapore and around the world to mark the birth, enlightenment and death of Buddha.

Vesak Day 2017 - Public Holidays Singapore


Vesak Day in Singapore is a holy day celebrated by Buddhists. It represents the birth, the Nirvana (enlightenment) and the Parinirvana (death) of Gautama ...

Vesak Day : Lord Buddha's Birthday - Calendar Labs


Vesak / Wesak Day is a major Buddhist festival pays homage to Lord Buddha. Also known as Wesak Day, Buddha Purnima, Buddha's Birthday.

Vesak, Wesak, Buddha's Birthday - Crystalinks


Hence on Vesak Day, Buddhists all over the world commemorate three great events: The Birth, Enlightenment and the Passing Away of Gautama Buddha.

To Many Buddhists, Vesak Is the Most Important Holiday


Vesak is the most sacred holy day of Theravada Buddhism. Also called Visakha Puja or Wesak, Vesak is an observation of the birth, enlightenment and death ...

Your holiday cheat sheet to Vesak Day | PBS NewsHour


May 30, 2015 ... Buddhist monks release a lantern into the air at Borobudur temple during celebrations for Vesak Day 2014 in Magelang, Central Java, ...



The full moon day of May is known as the Vesak Day. The Buddha was born, attained the Enlightenment and passed away on the Vesak Day. The month of May ...

United Nations Day of Vesak Victoria


CELEBRATE VICTORIAN UNITED NATIONS DAY OF VESAK. May 7th 2016. Gathering in harmony, meeting in harmony, and dispersing in harmony, together  ...

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Significance of Vesak - Buddha Day - BuddhaNet


The Significance of Vesak - Buddha Day. The significance of Vesak lies with the Buddha and his universal peace message to mankind. As we recall the Buddha ...

Wesak Day 2016 - Public Holidays Malaysia


Wesak, also spelt Vesak, is a day celebrated by Buddhists around the world. The term Vesak comes from the name of a month in the Indian calendar. Wesak ...

Office Holidays: Malaysia: Wesak Day


History and background of the Wesak Holiday celebration observed in Malaysia and Indonesia.