Vesak Festival - 2019
The Buddhist calendar begins with the Month of Vesak. The Lord Buddha was born in Vesak Full Moon Poya Day. The Lord Buddha was attained supreme enlightenment at the Age of 35 on Vesak Full Moon Poya Day. After a successful ministry of 45 years, Lord Buddha was attained Parinirvana or passed away on Vesak Full Moon Poya Day... Also, there are many things that happened on Vesak Poya Day. Visiting of Kimbulwathpura to see Lord Buddha's relatives after attaining of Enlightenment, Lord Buddha's 3rd and final visit to Sri Lanka, Marking of the footprint on "Sri Padha" mountain (Sri Lanka) by the invitation of God Sumana Saman, A discussion about arrival of Buddhism in Sri Lanka by the endeavors of King Devanampiyathissa And King Dhramashoka, Commencing of the Building Of Ruwanweliseya Sthupa by king Dutugamunu are some of them...!!!!!!