Everything You Need To Know About Vesak Day In Singapore

Vesak Day: A celebration of love and harmony as practiced by the Buddha.
17 May 2019

Foreign to the cultural and religious holidays in Singapore? Here’s a crash course on Vesak Day.

Vesak Day is one of the most important, holiest days celebrated by Buddhists, as it marks the birth, enlightenment (Nirvana), and death (Parinirvana) of the Gautama Buddha.

In Singapore, it’s celebrated on the 15th day of the fourth month of the Chinese Lunar Calendar. This year, it falls on 19 May, 2019. Check out the gallery below to see how you can join in.

 

By Pinky Chng & Cheryl Lim / Updated May 2019

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