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Buddha’s Birthday

May 3

A day to honor the founder of Buddhism, Siddhartha Gautama. Historians date his lifetime as circa 563 BCE to 483 BCE in India. The word Buddha is a title for the first awakened being in an era. Buddhists study sacred texts, meditate, pray, chant mantras, and make devotional offerings to the Buddhas and Bodhisattvas.


May 3