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Vesak Day Celebrations in Sri Lanka

May 27, 2010 1:12:34 PM- transcurrents.com

by Dushiyanthini Kanagasabapathipillai

Vesak encompasses the birth, enlightenment (Nirvana) and passing away (Parinirvana) of Gauthama Buddha. Prince Siddhartha was born on the Fullmoon day in May known as Vesak in 623 BC in the Lumbini Park in Kapilavathu, which is in modern Nepal.


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-Vesak Day Celebrations in Sri Lanka

-Sri Lanka College of Journalism celebrates Vesak