Buddha Purnima 2023: In Hinduism, the last day of the month is on the full moon of Shukla Paksha of every month. Now the month of Vaishakh is going on. Vaishakh Purnima is on 5th May 2023, on this day the birth anniversary of Lord Gautam Buddha, the founder of Buddhism is also celebrated. It is also known as Buddha Purnima and Buddha Jayanti.
In Puranas, Buddha has been described as the ninth incarnation of Lord Vishnu, that is why this day is considered very sacred for Hindus as well. Coincidentally, this time the first lunar eclipse of the year is also being observed on Buddha Purnima. Due to this its importance has increased even more. The festival of Buddha Purnima is celebrated with pomp not only in India but also abroad. Let’s know the auspicious time, importance and worship method of Buddha Purnima
Buddha Purnima 2023 Muhurat
According to Panchang, Vaishakh Purnima Tithi is starting on May 4, 2023 at 11.44 am. The full moon date will end on May 5, 2023 at 11.03 pm. On this day the 2585th birth anniversary of Lord Gautam Buddha will be celebrated. Lord Vishnu, Lord Chandradev and Mother Lakshmi are also worshiped on the full moon day.
- Labh (Progress) Muhurta – 07.18 am – 08.58 am
- Shubh (Best) Muhurta – 12.18 pm – 01.58 pm
Buddha Purnima Significance
Vaishakh Purnima is associated with three important things in the life of Lord Buddha – the birth of Gautam Buddha, the attainment of enlightenment by Lord Buddha and the Nirvana of Buddha is also considered a special date. It is believed that Gautam Buddha attained enlightenment under this tree. In such a situation, the teachings of Lord Buddha are heard in Buddhist monasteries all over the world on the day of Buddha Purnima.
All his followers remember his teachings and worship him. Lord Buddha always inspired people to follow the path of truth and non-violence. It is said that if an urn and a dish filled with water is donated on the day of Buddha Purnima, then one gets virtue like donating a cow.
Buddha Purnima Puja Vidhi
Bodhi tree is worshiped in Bodh Gaya, Bihar on the day of Buddha Purnima, actually it is a Peepal tree. On this day milk and perfume are poured in its roots and lamps are lit. At the same time, many people worship Peepal in their respective areas. On the day of Buddha Purnima, sweet sesame seeds should be donated to five or seven Brahmins after the story of Lord Satyanarayan at home. Doing this destroys sins.
Som Pradosh Vrat 2023: If you want to perform Rudrabhishek on Monday, then first know that Vaishakh Som Pradosh is the abode of Shiva
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