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When was Vesak in 2020?

Vesak in 2020 was on Thursday, the 7th of May (7/5/2020).

How are Vesak dates determined?

Note: The dates shown on this page are the dates for Vesak as it is celebrated in Thailand.

In most countries in South-East Asia, Vesak is celebrated on the same date as in Thailand, or one day later. In China, dates are about a week earlier.

The exact date of Vesak varies according to the various lunar calendars used in different traditions. In Theravada countries following the Buddhist calendar, it falls on a full moon Uposatha day, typically in the 5th or 6th lunar month.

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