#Buddhajayanti #ommanepadmehung cultural programme at ladakh
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The most sacrosanct day and the most significant festival for Buddhists, Buddha Purnima is observed with great zeal in Ladakh at Polo Ground today.
Buddha Jayanti, also known as Buddha Purnima, celebrates the birthday of Lord Buddha. It also commemorates his enlightenment and death. It's the most sacred Buddhist festival.
Buddhists regard Lumbini (which is now part of Nepal) to be the birthplace of Buddha. Named Siddhartha Gautama, he was born as a prince into a royal family sometime in the 5th or 6th century BC. However, at the age of 29 he left his family and began his quest for enlightenment after seeing the extent of human suffering outside the walls of his opulent palace. ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UjmzaycZKqk