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Buddha Jayanti

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Event:
Buddha Jayanti
Date:
May 6, 2012
Updated:
March 13, 2012
buddha-jayanti

Buddha Jayanti is the special occasion for both Hindus and
Buddhists and all those who believe in Buddism. People celebrate
this day as the day of the Lord Buddha’s birth, enlightenment
and death. Lord Buddha’s birthplace-Lumbini Grove-is in the
Terai region of Nepal is crowded with the people of Nepal as
well as Buddhism follower’s from around the world.
In Kathmandu Buddhists of all persuasions as well
as pilgrims from abroad, honor the Buddha at the
two great stupas Swyambhunath, Boudhanath
and the largely Buddhist city of patan. Activity
at the main Buddhist stupas and shrines
begins at dawn. Swayambhunath and
Boudhanath, Kathmandu are the
busiest sites for the day Buddha Jayanti.

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