is the holiest day on the Buddhist calendar. It celebrates
the birth, the Enlightenment, and the death of the Buddha.
This feature tells you a little about Vesak and about people
celebrate it. The feature also includes links to other
informative and fun sites focusing on Vesak.
Studies for Children:
This thought-provoking site has some questions and answers
to help you understand and focus on the importance of Vesak
in particular and Buddhism in general.
Significance of Vesak
This site does a good job of explaining why Vesak is
important. You can also learn the different ways that people
Rights Message for
This address was given in the year 2000 to mark the Vesak
holiday. It is a plea for people everywhere to embrace the
peaceful teachings of the Buddha.
This is the Indian name for Vesak. Find out how people in
India celebrate this great and important holiday.
Fairs and Festivals: Buddha
Find out more about how people in India celebrate this great
a Traditional Vesak
One of the things you can do to celebrate Vesak is make a
traditional lantern. This site shows you how.
Day Electronic Greeting
It wouldn't be an Internet holiday without eCards, so here's
the link for cards for this holiday.
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