Updated: Aug 1, 2022
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In India, the full moon day is celebrated one of the Vaisakha month of the Hindu calendar
and is most well known as Buddha Purnima.
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Let's talk about the Buddha's Birthday is a Buddhist festival that is celebrated in most of East Asia and South Asia commemorating the birth of the Prince Siddhartha Gautama, later the Gautama Buddha, who was the founder of Buddhism. According to Buddhist tradition, Gautama Buddha was born c. 563–483 BCE in Lumbini, Nepal.
Truth About Traditions of Buddha Purnima
Shakyamuni Buddha, the historical founder of Buddhism, was born in what is present-day Nepal over 3,000 years ago. There are various opinions concerning the exact dates of his birth and death, but according to Buddhist tradition, he is said to have been born April 8, 1029 BC and died on February 15, 949 BC, although other Buddhist scholars place his birth five hundred years later.
Significance of Buddha Purnima
According to the British Library blog, three major events took place in the life of the Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism, on this day. It was on a full moon day in May that Prince Siddhartha Gautama was born in 563 BC in Lumbini (modern day Nepal). He attained enlightenment under the Bodhi tree after six years of hardship also on a full moon day in May. After teaching for 45 years, Gautama Buddha attained nirvana, or the cessation of all desire, also on the full moon day of May, Hindustan Times reported quoting the British Library blog.
BUDDHA PURNIMA TIMELINE
563 B.C. Birth of Buddha Buddha is born as Prince Siddharta Gautama, in Lumbini, Nepal. 528 B.C. The ‘Awakening’ Buddha gains enlightenment under a tree, at Bodh Gaya (Bihar, India). 483 B.C. Buddha Attains ‘Nirvana’ Buddha attains nirvana (release from the cycle of rebirth) and passes away in a state of deep meditation. 269-231 B.C. Buddhist Evangelism Begins During the reign of King Ashoka, a patron of Buddhism, Buddhism begins to spread throughout Asia.
BUDDHA PURNIMA RELATED HOLIDAYS
What is Buddha Purnima and why it is celebrated?
Buddha Purnima is celebrated with great fervour in India every year on the full moon day of the Baisakh month (April/May). The day is celebrated in honour of Lord Gautam Buddha who taught about non-violence, compassion and tolerance.