When is Vesak 2022?

Vesak 2022 is on Monday 16th May, 2022 (16/05/2022) in 995 days

What is Vesak?


In the Buddhist calendar, "Vesak" is one of the most important festivals. It is also known as "Visakah Puja", "Buddha Purnima" or "Sinhalese". It celebrates the birth, enlightenment and death of Gautama Buddha. The name Vesak is derived from the name of the Buddhist month during which Vesak is celebrated.

Dates for Vesak from 2015 to 2023

The next occurrence of Vesak is marked in red

When is ...?WeekdayDateDays away
Vesak 2023FridayMay 19th in 1363 days
Vesak 2022MondayMay 16th in 995 days
Vesak 2021WednesdayMay 26th in 640 days
Vesak 2020ThursdayMay 7th in 256 days
Vesak 2019SundayMay 19th 97 days ago
Vesak 2018TuesdayMay 29th 452 days ago
Vesak 2017WednesdayMay 10th 836 days ago
Vesak 2016FridayMay 20th 1191 days ago
Vesak 2015MondayJun 1st 1545 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateMay 16, 2022
When? Starts in 995 days
Duration1 Day
Type Buddhist Holidays

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