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

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Mississauga’s Celebration Square will be hosting Vesak: Buddha’s Birthday Celebration on Sunday, May 26, 2019. This event will be held outdoors joint by all the Buddhist Temples in the Greater Toronto Area. The event includes: exhibitions by local Buddhist temples, blessings chanting ceremonies by Buddhist monks and nuns, the Bathing Buddha ritual, traditional music and dance, martial arts and much more!

This is a FREE event!