Buddha's Birthday

Buddha's Birthday or Buddha Day is a primarily Buddhist festival that is celebrated in most of South, Southeast and East Asia, commemorating the birth of the prince Siddhartha Gautama,... Wikipedia

  • Also called:  Buddha Jayanti, Buddha's Birthday, Vesākha, बुद्ध पूर्णिमा, बुद्ध पौर्णिमा, ဗုဒ္ဓမွေးနေ့, বুদ্ধ পূর্ণিমা, ବୁଦ୍ଧ ପୂର୍ଣ୍ଣିମା, Fódàn (佛誕), Phật Đản, Chopa-il
  • Observed by:  Buddhists in East Asia and Buddhists and some Hindus in South and Southeast Asia (as Vesak)
  • Type:  Buddhist, cultural
  • Significance:  Commemoration of the birth of Gautama Buddha
  • Date:  varies by region, April 8 (Japan), Second Sunday in May (Taiwan), 8th day of the 4th lunar month (mainland China, Hong Kong, Vietnam, the Philippines and East Asia), first full moon of Vaisakha (South Asia and Southeast Asia)
  • date:  varies by region, April 8 (Japan), Second Sunday in May (Taiwan), 8th day of the 4th lunar month (mainland China, Hong Kong, Vietnam, the Philippines and East Asia), first full moon of Vaisakha (South Asia and Southeast Asia)
  • Frequency:  annual
  • Related to:  Vesak
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo
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