Vesak is the holiest day on the Buddhist calendar. It celebrates the birth, the Enlightenment, and the death of the Buddha.

Vesak--Buddhism's Holiest Day
This feature tells you a little about Vesak and about people celebrate it. The feature also includes links to other informative and fun sites focusing on Vesak.

Buddhist Studies for Children: Vesak
This thought-provoking site has some questions and answers to help you understand and focus on the importance of Vesak in particular and Buddhism in general.

The Significance of Vesak
This site does a good job of explaining why Vesak is important. You can also learn the different ways that people celebrate it.

Make a Vesak Lantern
In six easy steps

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