Dear valued customers, we wish you a Happy Vesak Day!
As we all know, Vesak Day is the celebration of Buddha’s birthday and it is observed as the most important festival for Buddhists. Several non-Buddhists in the world, especially in India also celebrate this day as “Guru Purnima” meaning, a full moon dedicated to the teachers/Gurus. It is a tradition to pray or seek blessings from the gurus and offer gifts to the Gurus.
The exact date of Vesak varies according to the various lunar calendars used in different traditions. In Singapore this year, it is celebrated today ie., 26-May-2021. Celebrations in Singapore and India come on the same day every year.
In Singapore, During this time you will see many of the Buddhist temples in Singapore hold special praying sessions and other celebratory events. You can visit any of the major temples in Singapore for a great vegetarian lunch. You can also send beautiful flowers as a symbol of peace, appreciation, and happiness on this great eve. At Singapore Florist, as you know, we deliver flowers on the same day and all our deliveries are free of cost.