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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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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 ..

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Dharma Chakra Day celebrated in India

Every year the International Buddhist Confederation operating under Ministry of Culture, GoI celebrates Dharma Chakra Day. The day is celebrated to commemorate Lord Buddha’s first sermon to his first five asceptic disciples. Highlights The day is celebrated by the Buddhists all over the world. The Dharma Chakra Day means “Turning of the Wheel of Dharma”. ..

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May 7: “Vesak”, the Day of Full Moon

Vesak, the Day of Full Moon is the most sacred day to the Buddhists all over the world. On this day, Lord Gautham Buddha attained enlightenment. The Day is commemorated by the United Nations every year. Highlights The Day if being celebrated by the United Nations since 2000. The resolution to celebrate the day was ..

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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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