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Sri Lankan Event

Vesak Festival

On full moon day

Vesak is considered as both a religious and cultural festival in Sri Lanka it is celebrated on the day of the full moon in May. Vesak Day is one of the biggest days of the year in the Buddhist calendar and is celebrated by Buddhists all over the world. Buddhists commemorate the important events that took place in the life of Lord Buddha on this Vesak Full Moon Poya Day. First comes the birth of Siddhartha Gautama in Lumbini in Nepal which took place under the arbor of Sat trees where queen Mahamaya gave birth to him. The second event was Siddharta Gautams supreme attainment as the Buddha, the Enlightened One. The third event was Lord Buddhas Parinibbana over 2500 years ago at Kusinagar

The entire country celebrates