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Vesak Day 30 April, Buddha Purnima 2018

Vesak Day 30 April
Vesak Day 30 April, Buddha Purnima 2018
  • "Vesak", the Day of the Full Moon in the month of May, is the most sacred day to millions of Buddhists around the world on 30 April 2018.
  • It was on the Day of Vesak two and a half millennia ago, in the year 623 B.C., that the Buddha was born. 
  • It was also on the Day of Vesak that the Buddha attained enlightenment, and it was on the Day of Vesak that the Buddha in his eightieth year passed away.
  • In India, Buddha Purnima 2018, which is a gazetted holiday, can be observed on 30th April.

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