Buddha Purnima News
The auspicious festival of Guru Purnima will fall on Saturday (July 24) this year The day is celebrated with utmost fervour by Buddhists as it is believed that Gautam Buddha, after denouncing worldly attachments and being enlightened, served his first sermon at Sarnath on this day Also, it is said that on this day, Lord Shiva became the Adi Guru - the first Guru and imparted knowledge to the Saptarishis
Buddha Purnima festival, marking the birthday of Lord Buddha is being celebrated this year on May 26 respectively. The birthday of Lord Buddha is widely celebrated across the globe and followers begin preparation, days in advance. It is said that as per Theravada Tripitaka scriptures, Prince Gautama was born in Lumbini.