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May 25, 2013
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Tradition: Buddhism Wesak is the commemoration of Buddha's birth, enlightenment, and parinirvana, celebrated on the day of the full moon of the sixth lunar month in Southeast Asian cultures; in Tibetan culture, Wesak commemorates only the enlightenment and parinirvana. The dates of this celebration vary significantly among Buddhist cultures and communities.—Source: Harvard University School of Divinity Multifaith Calendar
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