Buddha Purnima or Buddha Jayanti is a Buddhist festival that marks Gautama Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and death. It celebrates the basic beliefs of Buddhism - karunaa (kindness) and ahimsa (non-violence). Buddhists perform meditation; observe the eight percepts of Buddhism, eat only vegetarian food and do charity.
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