Saturday, May 5, 2012

Happy Wesak Day

Happy Wesak Day to our Buddhist readers.

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.[1] Sometimes informally called "Buddha's Birthday", it actually encompasses the birth, enlightenment (nirvāna), and passing away (Parinirvāna) of Gautama Buddha.[2]


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