Buddha Purnima is a festival to celebrate peacefulness for the ultimate Nirvana. It is an auspicious day that marks the birth, enlightenment, and death of Gautama Buddha. This day is celebrated all across the globe by the followers of Buddhism. The festival holds the utmost importance and is rejoiced with a lot of enthusiasm.
“Buddham Saranam Gacchami
Dhamma Saranam Gacchami
Sangham Saranam Gacchami”
What is Buddha Purnima?
Buddha Purnima is one of the most sacred days revered in the Buddhist calendar. It is marked as an important festival by the Buddhists which is celebrated by them with great joy and enthusiasm.
Basically, The exact date of Vesak is the first full moon in the fourth month in the Chinese lunar calendar however the date varies from year to year in the context of the gregorian calendar but is typically celebrated in the Month of May thereby which is marked as the most sacred month by Buddhist worldwide.
Though Buddhists regard every full moon as sacred and auspicious the moon of the month of Vaisakh has special important significance because this is the day when Buddha was born according to Buddhist sacred texts and mythology when he attained enlightenment which is regarded as Nirvana and attained Parinirvana that is nirvana-after-death of the body when he died, left for heavenly abode.
This year the auspicious festival will be celebrated on 26th May
What happens on Buddha Purnima?
On this day, people worship the idols of Buddha. At various places, prayer meets are held. A huge gathering can be seen at Buddhist shrines. The devotees recite Buddhist scriptures and actively participate in religious discussions and group meditations.
The Mahabodhi temple in Bodhgaya is beautified with hued decorations. Under the Bodhi tree, special prayers are held where Gautama Buddha attained enlightenment. In Delhi the national museum lets people see the holy remains of Lord Buddha on this occasion.
The teachings of Buddha are divine and there are millions of followers across the globe and they continue to follow the path shown by the lord. So let’s spread his teachings through these divine Buddha Purnima Quotes to enlighten our thoughts.
Buddha Purnima Wishes
“May you be on the path of eternal happiness and peace. Happy Buddha Purnima!
“Wish you always be showered with abundant fortune and prosperity and find the path to eternal happiness. Happy Buddha Purnima”
“Today is the day to be thankful towards …