Vesak is a one of the most sacred day in Buddhism. On the vesak Mahatma Buddha’s birth, his illumination and his death are celebrated. Vesak day is also celebrated in the memory of Gautama Buddha’s first lecture. Vesak day is sign of delight and meditative. Vesak day is celebrated as an annual holiday by Buddhist people. On the vesak day people committed to follow the eight path of life given by Mahatma Buddha.

Vesak festival is related to huge affairs and festival filled with vegetarian meals, animals, silent parade, and remembrance of Buddha and also filled with meditation. Vesak day is also known as a “Buddha Purnima”. Vesak day is celebrated on a different time by varied countries. They celebrates vesak day according to their lunar calendars. For examples in Theravada countries vesak is celebrated on the purnima and in China vesak is celebrated on the eighth lunar of the April month.

According to old Indian calendar vesak day is celebrated on the full moon of May month. The importance of vesak day is related with Mahatma Buddha and his message of calm to all human beings.

Vesak Purnima Date In Year 2012

The Date of Vesak Purnima In 2012 :28 April 2012

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Celebrating Buddhist Vesak Festival :

After the long meditation, finally Buddha found truth of mankind’s life and he got enlightenment. Lord Buddha arranged his first sermon with his five associates. Vesak day is a spiritual and a holy day for Buddhist people. Vesak is also known as a Buddha’s birthday. Basically, vesak is celebrated in the recall of Buddha’s birth, clarification and his death. Vesak day is a symbol of happiness and deliberation.

In India vesak is known as a ‘Vesak Purnima’. In India vesak is a celebrated like a great festival. On this occasion people decorates houses and streets. All area has a tremendous lighting. Vesak day is celebrated with a great excitement and enthusiasm by the Buddhist people. On vesak day people goes to local temples.

They worshipped lord Buddha for his blessing and they committed not to do anything wrong or for selfish. People offers flowers, incense and lights in the Buddha’s temple. On the day of vesak people must be do efforts to bring cheerfulness to the unlucky like handicapped persons, sick men and aged people. On this occasion people must be determine to follow the four Aryan truths of life given by Lord Buddha.

Vesak In Year 2013

Date of the vesak festival day is : 24 May 2013.

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