Vesākha or Vesak, also known as Buddha Purnima and Buddha Day, is a holiday observed traditionally by Buddhists all over the world. Sometimes informally called “Buddha’s Birthday,” it actually commemorates the birth, enlightenment (nirvāna), and death (Parinirvāna) of Gautama Buddha in the Theravada or southern tradition. [read more]
May 14, 2014
Happy Birthday, Buddha
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