, throughout the world, have a very significant role to play in our lives.
They are the means by which we connect to our past culture and pay respect
to all those customs, practices and even people who have had an impact on
the way we lead our lives today. Some festivals have their origin in famous
legends while others have authentic incidents behind their celebrations.
Also, these festivals are celebrations of life on the whole.
Buddhist festivals are no different. They aim to celebrate the important
days in the life of Buddha and introduce the newer generation to His
teachings and philosophies. Some festivals are celebrated worldwide while
others are restricted to specific countries. The festivals celebrated in
specific countries also honour all those personalities also who have had a
hand in spreading this great religion in the country.
This section gives you the details of the important Buddhist festivals,
whether they are celebrated throughout the world or in any specific country.
Go through these festivals and be a part of them if you get an opportunity
to do so.