Buddha Purnima

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Buddha Purnima has been celebrated recently.

 About Buddha Purnima:

  • It not only marks the day when Gautam Buddha was born but also the day when he attained Nirvana under the Mahabodhi tree at Bodh Gaya. 
  • Lord Buddha was born as Prince Siddhartha Gautama on the full moon day in 563 BC at Lumbini in Nepal.
  • In Hinduism, Buddha is considered as the ninth avatar of Lord Vishnu.
  • His birth anniversary is also known as Vaisakhi Buddha Purnima or Vesak. 
  • This day is commemorated by Buddhists and Hindus all over the world and is a major festival in countries like India, Nepal, Bhutan, Burma, Thailand, Tibet, China, Korea, Laos, Vietnam, Mongolia, Cambodia, Singapore, Indonesia and Sri Lanka.


Q1) Do we need passport for Nepal?

We need a document that exclusively proves your nationality. Hence, you need to produce either valid Indian Passport or Election Card (issued by Election Commission) to enter into Nepal.

Source: Buddha Purnima being celebrated today