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.
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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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