Vesak Buddha Day!
Friday, May 5, 2023
Vesak Buddha Day (celebrated on different days depending on calendar and tradition) is the “most sacred day to millions of Buddhists around the world” — UN
Mark May 5, 2023 on your calendar as a day for extra practice, offerings, and meritorious deeds such as giving. This is Vesak — Buddha’s birthday! Merit is multiplied millions of times! “Skies of merit,” as many teachers say.
To learn more about Vesak, see the Buddha Weekly full feature>>
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Lee Kane is the editor of Buddha Weekly, since 2007. His main focuses as a writer are mindfulness techniques, meditation, Dharma and Sutra commentaries, Buddhist practices, international perspectives and traditions, Vajrayana, Mahayana, Zen. He also covers various events.
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