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President Kovind to inaugurate the Dhamma Chakra Day celebrations on Asadha Purnima on July 4, 2020: Key Highlights

President Kovind to inaugurate the Dhamma Chakra Day celebrations on Asadha Purnima on July 4, 2020: Key Highlights
President Kovind to inaugurate the Dhamma Chakra Day celebrations on Asadha Purnima on July 4, 2020: Key Highlights

President Kovind to inaugurate the Dhamma Chakra Day celebrations on Asadha Purnima on July 4, 2020: Key Highlights

After a very successful hosting of Virtual Vesak and Global Prayer Week from May 7- 16, 2020, the International Buddhist Confederation (IBC) in partnership with Ministry of Culture, Government of India, is now celebrating the upcoming Asadha Poornima on July 4, 2020 as Dharma Chakra Day. It will be the annual flagship event of IBC.

Culture Minister Shri Prahlad Singh Patel and Minister of State for Minority Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju will also address the opening ceremony.

Royalties, Supreme heads of the Buddhist Sanghas and Eminent Masters and Scholars from around the world and IBC chapters, member organizations are participating.

The auspicious day of Asadha Poornima which falls on the first full moon day of the month of Asadha as per Indian sun calendar is also known as Esala Poya in Sri Lanka and Asanha Bucha in Thailand. It is the second most sacred day for Buddhists after the Buddha Poornima or Vesak.

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