16th May 2022
Buddha Purnima is the main festival of the Buddhist community. Also known as Buddha Purnima, Buddha Jayanti and Baishakhi Purnima. Gautam Buddha was born on this holy day. Buddha Purnima festival is celebrated on the occasion of the birthday of Gautam Buddha.
This festival falls on the full moon day in the month of Baishakh according to the Hindu calendar. In Buddhism, Gautam Buddha appeared on this day two and a half thousand years ago.