Vesak Day History
Vesak Day, or the day of the Full Moon, is one of the most important dates on the Buddhist calendar. The date celebrates the birth of Buddha, and coincidently his death, exactly eighty years later. The United Nations General Assembly recognized the day in 1999. Buddhism is one of the oldest religions in the world, and the UN supports the acknowledgment of its role in history.
Vesak Day Facts & Quotes
Vesak Day References and Related SitesUN: Vesak Day