Buddha Purnima

Guru Purnima 2021: Know date, puja timings and significance

The auspicious festival of Guru Purnima which is also called Vyasa Purnima will fall on Saturday (July 24) this year. It is a day dedicated to paying tribute to your Guru or a revered spiritual entity.

Jul 23, 2021, 18:41 PM IST

DNA: Know the significance of Buddha Purnima in your life

Buddhists and Hindus all over the world celebrate the birth of Gautama Buddha as Buddha Jayanti. Buddha was born as Siddhartha Gautama, a prince, on the Purnima Tithi, the full moon day in the 563 B.C. in Lumbini (a region in modern day Nepal). Know the history.

May 26, 2021, 22:22 PM IST

Buddha Purnima 2021: Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik shares stunning Lord Buddha artwork, Amitabh Bachchan and others extend greetings

Along with the artist, many Bollywood celebs including Amitabh Bachchan also extended greetings on the auspicious festival of Buddha Purnima.

May 26, 2021, 13:19 PM IST

PM Modi addresses nation on the occasion of Buddha Purnima

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the countrymen on the occasion of Buddha Purnima.

May 26, 2021, 13:12 PM IST

Buddha Purnima 2021: Let’s look at the historic places associated with the life of Gautam Buddha

This year, the auspicious festival of the birth anniversary of Lord Buddha or Buddha Purnima falls on Wednesday (May 26). 

May 26, 2021, 12:22 PM IST

Buddha Purnima 2021: 'Enlightened' Siddhartha's transformation from a prince to a spiritual soul!

Traditionally, Buddha Jayanti is a holiday in Mahayana Buddhism commemorating the birth of Prince Siddhartha Gautama, later the Gautama Buddha—founder of Buddhism.

May 26, 2021, 12:14 PM IST

Buddha Purnima 2021: Timings, significance and Buddhist chanting mantra

Traditionally, Buddha Purnima is a holiday in Mahayana Buddhism commemorating the birth of Prince Siddhartha Gautama, later the Gautama Buddha—founder of Buddhism. 

May 26, 2021, 11:34 AM IST

COVID-19 worst crisis humanity has faced in decades: PM Narendra Modi

The Prime Minister also paid salute to the frontline healthcare workers, doctors, nurses who selflessly risk their lives every day to serve others in need. He also mourned the tragic loss of all those who died of the deadly virus.

May 26, 2021, 10:57 AM IST

Guru Purnima 2020: Date, time and significance of Vyasa Purnima

Guru Purnima is celebrated on the full moon day, known as Purnima as per the Hindu calendar of Ashadha month. One pays obeisance to the Guru or teacher on this day, thanking for all the knowledge and life-lessons.

Jul 04, 2020, 10:30 AM IST

On Buddha Purnima, Sudarsan Pattnaik's Buddha sand art depicts peace, serenity - Pics

Buddha Purnima, also known as Buddha Jayanti - celebrates the birth of Lord Buddha. This year, it falls on May 7, marking the birthday of Lord Buddha. 

May 07, 2020, 14:11 PM IST

Buddha Purnima 2020: Timings and Buddhist chanting mantra

 The birthday of Lord Buddha is widely celebrated across the globe and followers begin preparation, days in advance. 

May 07, 2020, 10:21 AM IST

Buddha Purnima 2020: How an 'enlightened' Siddhartha transformed from a prince to a spiritual seeker

It is believed that these experiences were vital enough and compelled the prince to leave his comfortable royal life behind and move ahead to embrace divinity by walking on the spiritual path, leading to the enlightenment of the soul.

May 07, 2020, 09:44 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi Addresses the NAtion on Occasion of Buddha purnima

बुद्ध पूर्णिमा के मौके पर PM मोदी ने किया देश को सम्बोधित

May 07, 2020, 09:40 AM IST

PM Modi to participate in Buddha Purnima festival,Address the Nation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate in the Buddha Purnima celebrations today. PM will deliver a keynote address to the nation and salute the front line corona warriors.

May 07, 2020, 08:44 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi to participate in Buddha Purnima celebrations on May 7, address nation

The Buddha Purnima celebrations are being held through a Virtual Visak day owing to the impact of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic across the globe.

May 06, 2020, 21:17 PM IST

Buddha Purnima 2020: Let’s look at the historic places associated with the life of Gautam Buddha

Buddha Purnima is also widely known as the Buddha Jayanti. The day commemorates the birth of Prince Siddhartha Gautam who later became Gautam Buddha, the founder of Buddhism

May 06, 2020, 20:42 PM IST

Buddha Purnima 2020: Your guide on how to worship the lord on this auspicious festival

For the followers of Buddhism, Buddha Jayanti is the most important festival of the year. Preparations begin in advance. Devotees pay a visit to common Viharas, where they observe a longer-than-usual, full-length Buddhist sutra, similar to a service.

May 06, 2020, 17:51 PM IST

Buddha Purnima 2020: Date, legend and significance

It is said that as per Theravada Tripitaka scriptures, Prince Gautama was born in Lumbini which is now known as modern-day Nepal, around 563 BCE. 

May 06, 2020, 08:01 AM IST

President Kovind, PM Modi, politicos extend greetings on Buddha Purnima 2019

Buddha Purnima is being celebrated across the country to mark the birth of Gautam Buddha, the founder of Buddhism. 

May 18, 2019, 12:38 PM IST

Buddha Purnima 2019: Here's how you can worship Lord Buddha today

On Buddha Purnima, let's take a look at how we can worship the Lord, whose teachings have been guiding mankind for betterment and peace.

May 18, 2019, 08:06 AM IST