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Wednesday, May 15, 2013

(5.2.15) Buddha Purnima / Buddha Jayanti / Vaisakhi Purnima 2016

 Buddha Purnima / Buddha Jayanti / Pipal Purnima  2016 

When is Pipal Purnima / Buddha Jayanti / Buddha Poornima
In the year 2016 ,Buddha Purnima is on Saturday, 21 May 2016. 
Important things about Buddha poornjma or Buddha Jayanti
(1) Buddha purnima is celebrated on Vaisakh shukla purnima every year.
(2)  It is the birth day of Lord Buddha.
(3) It is also the day when Lord Buddha got  enlightenment and also Nirvan or Salvation .
(4) The Buddhists consider this day to be very auspicious than any other day of the year. They gather in the Viharas for worship and give alms to the monks.
(5) According to the Hindus Vaisakh Purnima is considered to be very holy Tithi. People keep fast and perform religious activities. 
(6) Donating different things is also considered fruitful on this day. 
(7)  Buddha Purnima is popularly known as Pipal Purnima. 
(8)  In north India and particularly in Rajasthan this Tithi is taken as  the Aboojh muhurat for marriage.

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