Vesak Day 30 April, Buddha Purnima 2018
Vesak Day 30 April
- "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.