When is Buddha Purnima (बुद्ध पूर्णिमा) in 2017?

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If yes, you have come to the right place. Buddha Purnima (बुद्ध पूर्णिमा) in 2017 will be observed on Wednesday, 10th May.

As per Hindu calendar, Buddha Purnima (बुद्ध पूर्णिमा) falls on the full moon day of Baisakh / Vaishakh month.

Buddha Purnima (बुद्ध पूर्णिमा) is an international festival celebrated by Buddhists all over the world. The only difference is that it is known by different names. It is one of the widest celebrated festivals in the world. The countries where you can see grand celebrations are Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal and the South East Asian countries of Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, and Indonesia. Buddha Purnima (बुद्ध पूर्णिमा), is usually observed in the month of April or May.

However, Buddha Purnima (बुद्ध पूर्णिमा) in 2017 will be observed on Wednesday, 10th May. Buddha Purnima (बुद्ध पूर्णिमा) marks the birth, enlightenment, and death of Gautam Buddha. The day begins with lots of festivities that include, visiting temples, offering prayers and carrying out processions. Buddhists from all parts of the globe come and visit Bodh Gaya (in Bihar), Lumbini (in Nepal) and Kushinagar (in Uttar Pradesh). Bodh Gaya is the place where Gautam Buddha obtained Enlightenment, Lumbini is the place where Gautam Buddha was born and Kushinagar is the place where Gautam Buddha died at the age of 40.