When is Vesak 2025?

Vesak 2025 is on Monday 12th May, 2025 (12/05/2025) in 329 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 2025

The next occurrence of Vesak is marked in red

When is ...?WeekdayDateDays away
Vesak 2025MondayMay 12th in 329 days
Vesak 2024ThursdayMay 23rd 24 days ago
Vesak 2023FridayMay 19th 394 days ago
Vesak 2022MondayMay 16th 762 days ago
Vesak 2021WednesdayMay 26th 1117 days ago
Vesak 2020ThursdayMay 7th 1501 days ago
Vesak 2019SundayMay 19th 1855 days ago
Vesak 2018TuesdayMay 29th 2210 days ago
Vesak 2017WednesdayMay 10th 2594 days ago
Vesak 2016FridayMay 20th 2949 days ago
Vesak 2015MondayJun 1st 3303 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateMay 12, 2025
When? Starts in 329 days
Duration1 Day
Type Buddhist Holidays

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