The History of Vesak Day

Dr Jeff Wilson, 1/05/2019 The term ‘Vesak’ comes from the name of the second month of the lunar calendar; vesākho in Pali and vaisākha in Sanskrit. Small festivals were probably held on the full-moon day of this month in ancient times when one’s sins could be cleansed by bathing in the Ganges and one celebrated... Continue Reading →

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