Buddha Purnima 2022 (Vaishakh Purnima): Date, Time, and Rituals

बुद्ध पूर्णिमा 2023

“Seeking peace outside leads you to more chaos, as it is found within.” We all know this quote from Lord Buddha. Many such teachings and preaching are given by Lord Buddha. And this Buddha Purnima 2022, we shall inform you about everything you need to know about Gautam Buddha. Also, we shall tell you about the Vaishakh Purnima, which occurs on the same day and holds immense importance for Hindus.

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Vaishakh and Buddha Purnima 2022: Shubh Tithi and Timing

This year, Buddha Purnima shall occur in the Vaishakh month. People all over the country celebrate this festival. However, it is famous as Vesak in most East-Asian countries. This year, it will occur on May 16, 2022. But the Purnima tithi would start from 12:45 PM on May 15 and shall end at 9:43 AM on May 16, 2022.

Vaishakh Purnima and Buddha Purnima in 2023, 2024 & 2025

In the upcoming years, you shall see the festival on the following dates:

  • For the year 2023, Buddha Jayanti and the Vaishakh Purnima shall occur on May 05, 2023.
  • In 2024, people can celebrate this festival on May 23, 2024.
  • In 2025, natives can enjoy the auspices of Vaishakh and Buddha Purnima on May 12, 2025.

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Details about Buddha Purnima

Buddha Purnima is known for the voyage of the birth of Lord Buddha. People celebrate this day as a massive colossal event, especially the followers of Buddhism. If we look at the life history of Gautam Buddha, he was born in a Hindu Kshatriya family. And their ancestors belonged to the Ikshvaku dynasty. It comes out as the reason why even the Hindus celebrate Buddha Purnima.

As per Hindu mythology, Lord Buddha is known as the ninth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. However, the same is not the belief in South India. Similar is the case with the Buddhism believers. They, too, believe that is not the case.

Buddha Purnima 2022: Rituals to follow

Buddha Jayanti or Vesak depicts calmness and a polite attitude. Moreover, it also requests that people must approach life with truthfulness and simplicity. These are the rituals you must follow during Buddha Purnima 2022:

  • This festive is all about humanity, liberation, and truthfulness. Therefore, devotees must liberate birds and animals that are caged.
  • Moreover, natives must decorate the Bodhi tree with lighting, flags, etc. Plus, they must light lamps and worship them. 
  • Not just this, people should pour holy water into the tree roots and pray for peace and a righteous path.
  • To Lord Buddha’s idol, devotees must offer flowers and lit candles. Along with it, natives must read and recite Buddha’s teachings and practice meditation. 
  • It is also advisable that natives offer Kheer and clothes to the needy and avoid eating non-vegetarian food at utmost priority. 

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Details about Vaishakh Purnima

Vaishakh month, according to Hindu Panchang, is one of the most auspicious months to perform donations, fasts, or other religious activities. Also, this Purnima of the Vaishakh Mahina is when Hindus offer prayers and worship Lord Vishnu for his blessings with dedication and devotion.

Moreover, as per the Hindu mythology, people believe that offering prayers on this day bless the natives with rewards, abundance, and peace in their lives. Also, by fasting on this day, people can attain and attract immense prosperity and wealth-related blessings. 

Vaishakh Purnima 2022: Rituals to follow

To Hindus, this Purnima holds immense importance. Natives can follow the following rituals to gain auspices of the Vaishakh Purnima this year:

  • Prior to sunrise, devotees must take a dip in the holy river. Post that, people must offer prayers to the Lord Vishnu idol.
  • Ahead, people must observe the fast of Satyanarayan and listen to Satyanaryan Katha and perform Satyanarayan Puja to praise the deity.
  • In the Puja, folks must offer Supari, Sandalwood paste, flowers, fruits, banana leaves, etc.
  • After the Puja completion, natives prepare and offer sacred food to the idol of Lord Vishnu. Also, they must do Anna Daan and donate clothes, food, and money to the needy and poor.

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Posted On - April 26, 2022 | Posted By - Shimona Jain | Read By -


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