Buddha's Birthday

Buddha's Birthday is a Buddhist festival that is celebrated in most of East Asia and South Asia commemorating the birth of the Prince Siddhartha Gautama, later the Gautama Buddha,... Wikipedia

  • Official name:  Fódàn (佛誕), Phật Đản, Chopa-il (초파일, 初八日)부처님 오신 날, ဗုဒ္ဓမွေးနေ့, বুদ্ধ পূর্ণিমা, बुद्ध पूर्णिमा, ବୁଦ୍ଧ ପୂର୍ଣ୍ଣିମା, Vesākha
  • Also called:  Buddha's Birthday, Buddha Purnima, Buddha Jayanti
  • Observed by:  Buddhists in East Asia and Buddhists and some Hindus in South and Southeast Asia (as Vesak)
  • Type:  Buddhist, cultural
  • Significance:  Celebrates the birthday of Gautama Buddha
  • Date:  varies by region, April 8 (Japan), Second Sunday in May (Taiwan), 8th day of 4th lunar month (mainland China, Hong Kong, Vietnam, the Philippines and East Asia), first full moon of Vaisakha (South Asia and Southeast Asia)
  • date:  varies by region, April 8 (Japan), Second Sunday in May (Taiwan), 8th day of 4th lunar month (mainland China, Hong Kong, Vietnam, the Philippines and East Asia), first full moon of Vaisakha (South Asia and Southeast Asia)
  • Frequency:  annual
  • Related to:  Vesak
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo