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Buddha Purnima 2022: know about Gautam Buddha, Date, Day, Time, Significance

Buddha Purnima 2022: know about Gautam Buddha, Date, Day, Time, Significance – Buddha Purnima is one of the main festivals that is celebrated in the Baisakh month and this festival marks the birth anniversary of Siddhartha Gautama late who came to be known as Lord Buddha. Buddha Purnima also known as Buddha Jayanti or Vesak is a Buddhist festival. It is also said that Siddhartha Gautama attained enlightenment on this day. Buddha Purnima falls on a full moon night mainly between April and May. in 2022, it is being observed on the 16th of May.

Buddha Purnima 2022: Check details of Tithi and Puja Time

  • the tithi of Purnima may begin at 12:45 PM on May 15, 2022, and may end at 9:43 AM on May 16, 2022.

When Is Buddha Purnima/Vesak 2022 Celebrated

DateHoliday
26th May 2022 (Thursday)Buddha Purnima

About Gautam Buddha 

  • Gautam Buddha was born in Lumbini near Kapilavastu (Now in Nepal).
  • He belongs to the Sakya clan. his father’s name was Suddodhana and his mother’s name was Mayadevi.
  • Prajapati Gautami was his foster mother and brought him up after his mother’s death.
  • He was 16 years old when He married Yasodhara.
  • Rahul was his son.
  • he got enlightenment under a ‘Bodhi Tree’ at the age of 35 after intense penance called ‘Nirvana’.
  • Three incidents changes his life and compelled him away from worldly life. they were an Old Man; a Diseased Man; a Corpse; and an Ascetic.
  • He died at Kushinagar at the age of 80.
  • The disciples of Buddha were Sariputta, Moggallanna, Ananda, Kassapa and Upali.

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