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1.Q: What is Vesak?
2.When is Vesak held?
3.How do Buddhists celebrate Vesak?
4.What are the countries which celebrate Vesak?
5.What should be the main thought on Vesak Day?
6.Q: Where was Prince Siddhartha born?
7.Q: Where did the Prince attain Buddhahood?
8.Q: When did the Prince renounce worldly life and attain Buddhahood?
9.Q: At what age did Buddha's Parinibbana (Passing-away) occur and where?
10.Q: What was the Buddha's last words?

Answers:

1.A: Celebrating Prince Siddhartha's birth, Enlightenment and Parinibbana (Passing-away)

2.A: Full Moon day in the month of Vesak every year.

3.A: Observing sil, meditating, erecting pandals and engaging in meritorious acts.

4.A: Mainly Sri Lanka, Burma, Thailand, Laos, China, Cambodia, Korea, Japan, Vietnam and Tibet.

5.A: Nothing is permanent; Everything is born to perish.

6.A: At Lumbini Sal Grove

7.A: Buddha Gaya

8.A: At the age of 29 and 35 respectively

9.A: At the age of 80, at Kusinara

10.A: All things are subject to decay.

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