Happy Buddha Purnima!

Buddha Purnima falls on the full moon night in the month of  Vaisakha commemorating the birth anniversary of Lord Buddha. Lord Buddha was born in 623 BC and received enlightenment in 588 BC. Sarnath in Uttar Pradesh and Bodh Gaya in Bihar become the centre of attention during this time as pilgrims from all over the world come here to attend the Buddha Purnima celebrations.

The day is marked with prayer meets, sermons, meditation and processions. Devotees offer incense and fruits to the statue of Buddha. They also sprinkle milk and scented water on its roots and light rows of lamps around it. May you find your life partner with Lord Buddha’s blessings this year. Happy Buddha Purnima!

In the year 2012, Buddha Purnima falls on 6 May, while in 2013 the festival is on 25 May.

Quick Facts» Buddha means ‘enlightened one’.
» He attained Supreme Enlightenment beneath the Bodhi-tree at Boddha Gaya.
» Lord Buddha is considered the ninth incarnation of Vishnu.

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This entry was posted by Shaadilive on May 4, 2012 in Events and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

3 Responses to Happy Buddha Purnima!

  1. ankita says:

    happy buddha purnima

  2. Janki Bisht says:

    Happy Buddha Purnima…!

  3. Pradyuth Dutta SH41371112 says:

    Thank You for the blessings and the valuable information about Buddha. Wish to get married by the end of this year or beginning of next year. Most important I like the presentation of your website. Its has good profiles with very precise information.

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