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Sri Lanka (Asia)

Vesak - Buddha Purnima - Visakha Bucha
Wednesday April 29 2018
(the date changes according to the year)
*Magha Puja or Sangha celebration. This day falls on the full moon of the third month. It commemorates the main event in Buddha's life, after His first retreated from the rain (Vassa). The anniversary of Buddah's birthday in the Mahayana tradition; the commemoration of Buddah's birth, enlightenment, and death, celebrated on the day of the full moon of the 6th month in the Theravada tradition.

 
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