Name of Festival : Buddha Purnima Festival
Time of celebration (Month)
Buddha Purnima celebrated on the full moon night in the month of Vaisakha (April or May)
Major Territory of Celebration
Buddha Purnima is celebrated in North India
Significance of Buddha Purnima
Buddha Purnima is a birth anniversary of Lord Buddha.
Buddha Purnima or Buddha Jayanti is celebrated in honor of Lord Buddha founder of Buddhism. It is important festival of the Buddhists and is celebrated with great enthusiasm.On the same day , Buddha got enlightenment and also attained Nirvana or salvation.Some people believed that Yashodara Gautam’s wife, his charioteer Channa and his horse Kantaka were born on the day