Vesak

Vesak, also known as Buddha Jayanti, Buddha Purnima, and Buddha Day, is a holiday traditionally observed by Buddhists in South Asia and Southeast Asia, as well as Tibet and... Wikipedia

  • Official name:  Vesak, Vesākha, Buddha Jayanti, Buddha Purnima, Vaishakh Purnima, Saka Dawa
  • Also called:  Buddha's Birthday or Buddha Day
  • Significance:  Commemoration of the birth, enlightenment and death of The Buddha
  • Observances:  Meditation, observing the Eight Precepts, partaking of vegetarian food, giving to charity, "bathing" the Buddha
  • Date:  Full moon of the lunar month of Vesākha, usually in April, May or June.
  • date:  Full moon of the lunar month of Vesākha, usually in April, May or June.
  • Frequency:  Annual
  • Related to:  Buddha's Birthday, Other related festivals, Laba Festival (in China), Rohatsu (in Japan)
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo