Buddha Jayanti-Essay on Buddha Purnima
Buddha Purnima‘ is the biggest festival of followers of Buddhism. It is also known as ‘Buddha Jayanti’.
According to the Hindu calendar, Buddha full moon is celebrated on the full moon of Vaisakh month.
That is why it is also called ‘Vaisakh Purnima’. It is the birth anniversary of Gautam Buddha.
The birth of Lord Buddha, the realization of knowledge and Mahaparinirvana were all on the same day ie Vaishakha Purnima.
About Celebrate of the Buddha Purnima
Followers of Buddhism celebrate Buddha Purnima with great devotion all over the world. Buddha is the ninth incarnation of Lord Vishnu for Hindu devotees.
Therefore, this day is also considered holy for Hindus. Several types of celebrations are organized on this day.
On the day of Buddha Purnima, the lamp is lit in Buddhist homes and the houses are decorated with flowers. Buddhist texts are continuously recited.
On the day of Buddha Purnima, many works of charity and religion are performed. On this day, dessert, water donation, donation of clothes and sacrificing of ancestors are very virtuous.