We all are ready to observe and celebrate the festival, Buddha Purnima, on this, 18 May 2019, in this whole nationwide, and also in some of the nations, which is situated in the out of India.
The festival, Buddha Purnima, which is a festival, dedicates to the Buddha, is also known as Buddha Jayanti, Buddha Day, and Vesak.
The festival, Buddha Purnima, is a public holiday, which is traditionally observed by Buddhists and also some Hindu people celebrate the carnival.
The festival, Buddha Purnima, is though, rejoice and observe in the different nations, on the different dates, like, India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Tibet, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Mongolia and the Philippines and in China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam.
The festival, Buddha Purnima, is all about the “Lord Buddha’s Birthday”, and the carnival, commemorates the birth, enlightenment (Buddhahood), and death (Parinirvāna) of Gautama Buddha in the Theravada or southern tradition.
On the Buddha Purnima, or on the Vesak Day, Buddhists all over the planet celebrate and memorialize events, which are based on the significance to Buddhists of all traditions, which include, the birth, and his enlightenment and good deeds.
Commemorating the festival, Vesak also means making special efforts which can bring merry and the happiness to the unfortunate like the aged, the handicapped and the sick.
Buddha Purnima: Account, Narration, Significances, Facts
We all celebrate the festival, Buddha Purnima, with massive zeal, and enthusiasms. The day is also regarded as very sacred and a very pious day.
Anyway, it is the Sanatan religion, there is a tradition of rejoices and commemorate the full moon of Vaisakh month as Mercury Full Moon.
This year in 2019, the full moon day is falling on the 18th of May. This full moon is regarded as very important at the same time, very sacred and pious too.
This was the day when the Lord Gautam Buddha was taking his birth as the 9th incarnation of Lord Vishnu, reportedly and as per the mythology. There is also the mythological significance of Buddha Purnima anyway.
The Lord Gautama Buddha is also known as Siddhārtha Gautama (सिद्धार्थ गौतम) in Sanskrit or Siddhattha Gotama (शिद्धत्थ गोतम) in Pali.
He is also the founder of the religion called, Buddhism, one of the most following religions of the World.
The religion Buddhism includes a variety of traditions, beliefs, and spiritual practices, which are actually, based on original teachings attributed and accredited to the Lord Buddha and resulting in the understanding and explaining philosophies and way of life.
The religion Buddhism originated in antique India as a Sramana tradition, for a time between the 6th and 4th centuries BCE, I read this in the Wikipedia.
Then the religion spread out in this whole universe but mainly in Asia.