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Wonderful Logo for this Year Buddha Jayanti

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on April 22, 2011

This year 17 may 2011 the world is celebrating Buddha Jayanti ( Buddha Purnima) in Nepal and rest of the world. 623 BC Gautam Buddha was born in Lumbini Nepal – the Day was Vesaka Purnima. In this same Vesak Purnima Siddhartha Gautam attened the enlighten one in Urubela Gaya . After fourty years of enlighten one in  the same Vesak Purnima Lord Buddha attened the Mahaparinirban in Kusinara . At that time Gautam Buddha was 80 years old . So the  Vesak Purnima is coinceded three most important Day of Buddha. Then we called the Buddha Jayanti .

This year the world is preparing for the celebration to mark 2600th years of Buddha’s enlightenment and 2555th Buddha Jayanti. We received this wonderful logo from Shri Lanka with these information.

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