Saturday, May 5, 2012
Happy Wesak Day
Excerpt from Wikipedia, the definition of Wesak is :
Vesākha (Pali; Sanskrit: Vaiśākha, Devanagari: वैशाख) or Vesak is a holiday observed traditionally by Buddhists in Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and the South East Asiancountries of Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Burma, andIndonesia. Sometimes informally called "Buddha's Birthday", it actually encompasses the birth, enlightenment (nirvāna), and passing away (Parinirvāna) of Gautama Buddha.