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CALENDAR
MONTH
FULL MOON
ANCIENT NAME
FULL MOON DAY
VAISAKHA
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Calendar

  1. Starting the calendar on Vaisakha avoids the split in the season of Vasanta.

Month

  1. The word Baisakhi is derived from the month of Vaisakha (April-May) in which the festival is celebrated. (Web site)

Full Moon

  1. The death of the Buddha took place on the full moon of Vaisakha (May) as did his birth and awakening. (Web site)

Ancient Name

  1. PDT. Also known as the Festival of Taurus, Wesak (Visak) was named after the Hindu calendar month of Vaisakha, which is the ancient name for Taurus.

Full Moon Day

  1. On the full moon day of the month of Vaisakha, Mayadevi gave birth to a son in a beautiful garden called Lumbini, near Kapilavastu.

Vaisakha

  1. Vesak (from the name of the first month in the Hindu calendar, Vaisakha) is the most holy time in the Buddhist calendar.
  2. In Theravada this celebration is known as Vaisakha, after the month in which the Buddha was born. (Web site)
  3. The initial month of the year, Vaisakha, begins when the true longitude of the Sun is 23o 15' (see Table 5.2.1).

Categories

  1. True Longitude
  2. Full Moon Day
  3. Hindu Calendar
  4. Buddhist Calendar
  5. First Month
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