Day of Vesak 2015
The Day of Vesak commemorates Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and parinirvana. In this year it held on Tuesday, June 2, Full Moon Day.
Siddhartha Gautama, also commonly known as Buddha (enlightened one), lived in present-day India and Nepal between the sixth and fourth century BCE. His teachings focused on messages about compassion, peace and goodwill. Millions around the world follow the teachings of the Buddha today.
Vesak Day is a special event for commemorating Buddha's life and his messages of compassion, peace and, wisdom for the welfare of all sentient beings.
Happy Vesak Day!
With prayers in the Dharma,
Geshe Gedun Tharchin