Prominent amongst these is the day that commemorates the birth, enlightenment and passing away of the Buddha. This day is celebrated as Vesak or Vishakha Puja (names might be different from country to country). The Buddhist New Year is also a day of great importance throughout the Buddhist World.
Apart from the two, other festivals that hold significance in different parts of the world include Magha Puja Day, Asalha Day, Uposatha, Pavarana day, Abhidhamma day, Ullambana and Avalokitesvara's Birthday. There are a whole lot of other festivals that are important for Buddhist around the world.
Details of all these festivals - why, when and how they are celebrated - are given in this section for your convenience. Go through them and find all that you wanted to know about these festivals. The date for celebration is also given, but we recommend that you check out the dates for any changes made.
Famous Buddhist Festivals Worldwide