VIRTUAL VESAK FESTIVAL 2021 - BUDDHA'S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

Blessings on the City, the Nation, and the World

Sunday 22nd May 2021 at 9:30 AM - 11.30 AM

Event Description

Vesak is the holiest celebration of the Buddhists around the globe which falls on the full moon day of May every year. It is a celebration of three remarkable events of the Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and passing away(Parinibbana/Parinirvana). If you would like to read more about Buddha’s journey to enlightenment and his teaching please click on this link:

http://www.buddhanet.net/budmsg.htm

Also click HERE to the Philosophy of Vesak by Venerable Dr. Madawela Punnaji Mahathera.

Due to pandemic and for safety and health of all, the organizing committee made the decision to celebrate Vesak virtually. This is dubbed as “Virtual Vesak Festival 2021: Buddha’s Birthday celebration” and will be held on Saturday, May 22, 2021 from 9.30am to 11.30am. This event will be joined by all the Buddhist Temples in the Greater Toronto Area, Peel and York Regions. The event includes: blessings chanting ceremonies by Buddhist monks and nuns, the virtual Bathing Buddha ritual, traditional music and dance, martial arts and much more!

This is a FREE event!

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Are you interested in volunteering at Vesak?

Please contact your temple/centre/organization representative.