The timeless word of the Buddha
This is the moment we ceremonially celebrate the
2600th anniversary of the attainment of Supreme Enlightenment, by
Ascetic Siddhartha – thus, transforming him into the Supremely
Enlightened Buddha. To all members of the human community –
irrespective of faith – this is a riveting event,
Symbolism in the teaching of the Buddha
The birth stories Jataka Katha said to be a
collection of various episodes in the life of the Bodhisathva in his
previous births have been orally handed down from generation to
generation and finally reduced to writing in the Sinhala language.
Thrice Blessed Day for Buddhists
Vesak Full Moon Poya is a very important in the
Buddhist calendar. It marks the Birth of prince Siddhartha, the
Enlightenment and the Parinibbana of the Buddha. Vesak is also
called the 'Thrice Blessed Day ‘.