Buddha Purnima Jayanthi will be held on 26th of May 2021.
Buddha Jayanti is the most sacred Buddhist festival, also known as Buddha Purnima, which marks the birthday of Lord Buddha and the commemoration of his enlightenment and death.
Each year, Buddha Jayanti occurs on a full moon in April or May. In 2021, Buddha Jayanti festival takes place on May 26 in India. People celebrate the occasion in all states of India, but especially in predominantly Buddhist regions like Sikkim, Ladakh, Arunachal Pradesh, and north Bengal (Kalimpong, Darjeeling, and Kurseong).
The main highlight of the fest, activities like prayer meetings, sermons and religious discourses, recitation of Buddhist scriptures, group meditation, processions, and worship of the statue of Buddha and also special prayers organized under the Bodhi Tree.