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Vesak - Wikipedia


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  ...

Wesak Day 2017 and 2018 – 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.

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.



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 ...

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.

Vesak: How Buddha's Birthday Is Celebrated Around The World ...


May 5, 2012 ... Buddha's birthday, known as Vesak Day (or Wesak), is celebrated on various dates in the spring throughout the world, and each Buddhist ...

Vesak Day: How the birth, enlightenment and death of the Buddha is ...


May 27, 2015 ... Vesak, also known as Vaisakha, Buddha Purnima or Buddha Day, is an important date in Buddhism.

Vesak Day 2016: Photos of colourful celebrations of Buddha's ...


May 23, 2016 ... Buddhists around the world celebrate Vesak, marking the birth, enlightenment and death of the Buddha.

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, ...

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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 ...

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 ...

Office Holidays: Malaysia: Wesak Day


Find out the dates, history and background of the Wesak Holiday celebration observed in Malaysia and Indonesia.