Wesak


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Wesak

(wɛsʌk)
n
(Buddhism) Buddhism a festival in May celebrating the birth, enlightenment, and death of the Buddha
[Sinhalese]
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Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah today wished Malaysian Buddhists Happy Wesak Day.
Vesak Day also known as Wesak Day or Buddha's Birthday is a major Buddhist festival celebrated by all the Buddhists throughout the world, with great ceremonial rituals.
"An annual Wesak celebration -- festival of lanterns -- was to be held on May 3 at Sheikha Lathifa Hospital -- Ladies Club's ground in Dubai.
In 2017 both were seen on Wesak day walking together to the Gangarama temple wearing pristine white.
The very first Thorathuru Dansela conducted during the Wesak season of 2018 was a novel experience, well received by its visitors.
Vesak (also known as Wesak) is a festival associated with which major religion?
Apart from that, there are also few Bumiputeras (native people of the land) festive of such as Thaipusam and Wesak Day.
He informed the gathering that on the special instructions of the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan sent the most sacred Gandhara Relics of Lord Buddha to Sri Lanka for a month long exposition as a token of friendship from the people of Pakistan for the Sri Lankan people on the occasion of Wesak Festival.
COLOMBO -- The first-ever Wesak Festival organized by the Government of Pakistan was successfully concluded with the return of delegation to Colombo last evening.
Buddha's birthday, or Vesak Day (or Wesak), is celebrated on various dates in spring throughout the world, and each Buddhist culture has its own traditions for the day.
Today I'm going to write about Vesak (also spelled Wesak), which is observed as a holiday throughout Asia.