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Buddha Purnima (literary the full moon of Buddha) is the festival to mark the birth anniversary of Lord Buddha, the founder of Buddhism. It is the festival mostly celebrated by the followers of Buddhism religion. It also has the significance in the Hindu religion as it is considered as one of the most auspicious event in the Hindu calendar.

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Few Lines on Buddha Purnima Festival for Kids and Students

The 10 Lines on Buddha Purnima in English provided below is written by our good writers which will help the students and young children to learn the importance of Buddha Purnima. It will also shed some light on why it is celebrated, how it is celebrated as well as when it is celebrated. It will help the children while writing short essay, speech, or an article on Buddha Purnima.

Few Lines on Buddha Purnima

1) Buddha Purnima is a festival which celebrates the birth of Lord Buddha, the founder of Buddhism.

2) Siddhartha Gautam who later called as Gautam Buddha was born around 563-463 BCE near Lumbini (now in Nepal).

3) Various religions celebrate the festival on different dates mostly in the month of April or May.

4) In South East Asia and India it is celebrated on the first full moon (Purnima in Hindi) of Hindu calendar month ‘Vaishakha’ and so it is called as Buddha Purnima.

5) It is also celebrated as the part of the ‘Vesak’ festival which celebrates the enlightenment on Lord Buddha.

6) The festival is a public holiday in India and people celebrate it by visiting ‘Viharas’ and offering prayers to Lord Buddha.

7) Hindu devotees take Holy bath in rivers as it is believed as an auspicious day to wash away all the sins.

8) People also donate and do charity on the occasion as it is believed to bring prosperity, health and longevity.

9) Devotees serve ‘kheer’, a sweet porridge made with rice which is one of the delicacies of the occasion.

10) Buddha Purnima is a very peaceful and uplifting festival which brings peace, love and spreads brotherhood.