Buddha Purnima 2022: Current Affairs

Buddha Purnima or Buddha Jayanti honours the birth anniversary of Lord Buddha, the founder of Buddhism. The day is considered to be the holiest occasion for Buddhists all over the world.

As per the Hindu calendar, Buddha Purnima takes place on a Full Moon day in the month of Vaisakh and this year, it is being observed on May 16.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Lumbini in Nepal on the occasion of Buddha Purnima 2022 on May 16 at the invitation of the Prime Minister of Nepal Sher Bahadur Deuba.