Buddha Jayanti is the birth day of Lord Gautam Budhha, a special day for both Hindus and Buddhists in Nepal. On this day people celebrate the life of Lord Buddha; his Birth, Enlightenment and Death. Buddha Jayanti falls on the full moon night of either May or June. The peace lover and Buddhist communities like to make their pilgrimage in Lumbini , Kapilvastu of Nepal at birth place of Lord Buddha on this day.
Lumbini – the birthplace, Tilaurakot or Kapilvastu, Nepal, is the place where Prince baby Siddhartha was born. Buddha spent his first 29 years, Devdaha – his maternal home, and other sacred places and monasteries all over Kathmandu and Nepal, are crowded with followers on the day of Buddha Jayanti.
Gautam Buddha is also known as Shakyamuni. He was born on full moon day, he reached nirvana in the same day and left from this world on the same day of Baishakh Sukla Purnima (Full moon day of Baishakh). This day is celebrated as Budhha Jayanti all over the world.
Lumbini, Nepal has listed by UNESCO as a world heritage site and birthplace of Gautama Buddha.