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Country observing 2565th Buddha Jayanti

 

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May 26, Kathmandu: The 2565th birth anniversary of Gautam Buddha- Buddha Jayanti- is being observed across the country by commemorating his contribution to the establishment of world peace.

Buddha was born on Shukla Purnima of Baisakh month according to the  Lunar calendar. Buddha was born in the royal family of King Suddhodhan and Queen Mayadevi and had left his palace at the age of 29 for penance.

The Buddhist communities in the world including Nepal observe the Day with much reverence.

The birth anniversary of Buddha, the apostle of non-violence and peace, is being observed with limited spiritual leaders and gurus at monasteries due to the prohibitory orders enforced to contain COVID-19 this year.

Lord Gautam Buddha  is also regarded as the ‘Light of Asia’.

Buddhist philosophy is also taught in internationally acclaimed universities like Oxford, Cambridge and Harvard.

There are also MA level programmes on Buddhist philosophy at Tribhuvan University, Nepal Sanskrit University, Lumbini Bauddha University in Nepal.

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