Banglahant Desk: Today Buddhapurnima. Corona virus (COVID-19) lockdown continues across the country. In the midst of this epidemic, most people may have forgotten about this special day. Today people are under house arrest to save their lives. The main religious festival of the Buddhists is therefore unpretentious and unpretentious today. This day is being celebrated in a kind of silence.
Of the elected chief Kshatriya dynasty of the Shakya Republic He was the son of Suddhodhana and Mayadevi, the princess of the Koliya people. In his early life his name was Siddhartha Gautam. As a result of later yoga, his name is Gautam Buddha. He was born on the full moon day of Baishakhi about two and a half thousand years ago today. That is why this day is celebrated as Buddha Purnima.
According to the custom, in the hills of Ayodhya, the people of this day go on a hunting festival. Tourists from different places come to see the event. But today the whole world is stunned because of Corona. So this festival is also closed. In the wake of this serious disease, today the Buddhist people are celebrating the Buddhist jubilee under house arrest.
This auspicious date is starting from 8:44 in Laxmibar. And will end at 4:14 p.m.
Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has declared Vesak Week from May 4 to 11 and issued a directive to close liquor stores, casinos and butcher shops. Due to the corona virus, the countrymen have requested to celebrate Vesak festival on May 6, 7 and 8 at home. Even Thais have been asked to celebrate at home. The government has also made arrangements for the citizens to listen to the advice of Gautam Buddha at 9:30 am and 5:30 pm local time.