Buddha Jayanti

The national festival of Nepal, Buddha Jayanti is one of the grandest festivals celebrated in the country. It marks the birth of Lord Buddha on this exact day of 30th April in Lumbini. Buddhists from across the nation flock here in Nepal to observe this festival. The primary Buddhist locales in the country like the Lumbini, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath, and Monkey Temple are adorned with butter lamps and prayer flags to make the places vibrant. This festival is all about serving the people and eating only vegetarian food. It is all about being pure and making others happy. 

 

Why you should attend this: To get a glimpse of the holy Thangka which is displayed in Swayambhunath on the patio's southern wall. 

Who should attend this: Buddhists can attend this festival.

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