Monday, May 12, 2014

Visakha Puja Day on 13 May 2014

Visakha Puja Day is an important day in Buddhism,  marks the Buddhism Trinity or three important incidents occurred in the life of Lord Buddha on the same day. They happened on full moon of the sixth lunar month.
The three significant separate events are:
  • The Buddha was born  on this day. Buddha was born into a royal family in what is now Nepal.
  • The Buddha achieved "The Enlightenment" (NIRVANA) on the same day
  • He passed away at age 80 in India.

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