Wesak Day

Wesak Day, also known as Buddha Purnima, Buddha Jayanti, or Buddha's Birthday, is a holiday observed in South and Southeast Asia, and it falls on a full moon day in the month of Vaisakh according to the Hindu calendar, which is around April and May each year.

Wesak Day commemorates the birth of Prince Siddhartha Gautama, who became the Gautama Buddha later. Buddha Purnima was the founder of Buddhism.

The following is the list of Wesak Day from 2022 to 2026.

HolidayDateWeekday
Wesak DayMay 15, 2022Sunday
Wesak DayMay 05, 2023Friday
Wesak DayMay 23, 2024Thursday
Wesak DayMay 12, 2025Monday
Wesak DayMay 31, 2026Sunday

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