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Buddha Purnima

In India, Buddha Purnima is celebrated on first full moon of the Month of Vaishakha to honour the birth, nirvana (enlightenment) as well Mahaparinirvana (death) of Gautam Buddha. Importance of Full Moon of May Even though every full moon day is auspicious, the most important one is the full moon in May as all three ..

Virtual Vesak Global Celebrations on Buddha Purnima

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed Virtual Vesak Global Celebrations on Buddha Purnima on May 26, 2021. Over 50 most prominent Buddhist religious leaders from across the world also addressed the virtual congregation. About the event Virtual Vesak Global Celebration on Buddha Purnima event was organised by Culture Ministry in collaboration with the International Buddhist Confederation ..

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18 May: ‘Buddha Purnima’ celebrated

Buddha Purnima also known as Vaishak Purnima is the birth anniversary of Gautama Buddha (or Lord Buddha). 18 May 2019 witnessed the 2,563rd birth anniversary of the Buddha and is being celebrated across the world. About Buddha Purnima Background: Buddha Purnima festival is traditionally celebrated to commemorate birth of Siddhartha Gautama​, who later became Gautama ..

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Vice President undertakes four-day visit to Vietnam

Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu commenced his four-day official visit to Vietnam on 9 May 2019. His visit comes after a series of high-level exchanges between India-Vietnam in 2018 which include visit of Vietnamese Prime Minister in January and President in March to India. Key Highlights of Visit The Vice President will participate ..

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