Daily Quote: May 7, 2020

The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk.
~ Joseph Joubert (French – WriterMay 7, 1754 – May 4, 1824)


Day of Vesak

Also called Buddha’s Birthday or Buddha Day
Observed by Buddhists and some Hindus in South and Southeast Asia and in East Asia (as Buddha’s Birthday)
Type Religious
Significance The birth, enlightenment and death (parinirvana) of Gautama Buddha
Observances Meditation, observing the Eight Precepts, partaking of vegetarian food, giving to charity, “bathing” the Buddha
Date Full moon of the month of Vesākha, usually in April (first), May or June (last)

This year’s celebrations are canceled due to COVID-19.  Budda’s Birthday Celebrations Canceled