2022 Buddha Purnima Date & Time - Buddha Jayanti Date

 Buddha's Birthday (বুদ্ধ পূর্ণিমা ) is a Buddhist festival that is celebrated in most of East Asia and South Asia commemorating the birth of Prince Siddhartha Gautama, later the Gautama Buddha, who was the founder of Buddhism. According to Buddhist tradition and modern academic consensus, Gautama Buddha was born c. 563–483 BCE in Lumbini (what is now Nepal) and raised in the Shakya capital of Kapilavastu.

As per the Hindu calendar, Buddha Jayanti falls on a full moon day in the month of Vaisakh (which usually falls in April or May). Buddha Jayanti, 2022 will mark lord Buddha’s 2584th birth anniversary.

Buddha Purnima

However, it is in reality primarily based on the Asian lunisolar calendar, which is why the dates trade each year. Lord Buddha used to be born as Prince Siddhartha Gautama on the Purnima Tithi (full moon day) in 563 BC in Lumbini (modern-day Nepal). In Hinduism, Buddha is regarded as the ninth avatar of Lord Vishnu.

Buddha Jayanti or Buddha Purnima is the celebration of the birth of Gautama Buddha, and this year it will be observed on May 16.

2022 Buddha Purnima Date & Time

 Name of Festivals

 Date of Festivals

 Buddha Purnima Date

 16th May 2022 , Monday / सोमवार


Buddha Purnima Timings

Purnima Tithi Begins - 12:45 PM on May 15, 2022
Purnima Tithi Ends - 09:43 AM on May 16, 2022


According to the British Library blog, “Every full moon day is an auspicious day for Buddhists, however the most necessary of all is the day of the full moon in May, due to the fact three main occasions in the existence of the Gotama Buddha took region on this day. Firstly, the Buddha-to-be, Prince Siddhattha used to be born at Lumbini Grove on the full moon day in May. Secondly, after six years of hardship, he attained enlightenment beneath the colour of the Bodhi tree and grew to become Gotama Buddha at Bodh Gaya additionally on the full moon day of May. Thirdly, after forty-five years of educating the Truth, when he was once eighty, at Kusinara, he surpassed away to Nibbana, the cessation of all desire, on the full moon day of May.” 


On this day, Buddhists and believers of Buddhism around the globe provide prayers, meditate, have a look at fasts and talk about the teachings of the Buddha. There is additionally a culture of taking dips in the holy river Ganga as it is believed this washes away sins. However, these 12 months on account of rising coronavirus instances and deaths, human beings have been cautioned to no longer have fun with the pageant in a manner that will flout Covid protection regulations and regulations. And have been advised to have fun in the protection of their very own homes. 

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