Buddha Purnima is celebrated with zeal and zest by the follower of Buddhism to mark the birth and death anniversary of Lord Buddha. Buddha Purnima is also known as Buddha’s birthday, Buddha Jayanti, Vaisakha Purnima, Vesak day as he was born in the month of Vaisakha. Buddha Purnima is celebrated every year on the full moon day in the month of April-May according to the Gregorian calendar.

Why do we celebrate buddha purnima?

Buddha's Birthday celebrated in China

Buddha Jayanti in Lumbini, the first of the four Holy Buddhist Pilgrimages!

Buddha Jayanti - Buddha's Birthday Celebrations in London - Trafalgar Square