Happy Vesak 2024: Wishes, Images, Messages, Quotes, Sayings, Greetings, Shayari, Cliparts and Instagram Captions

Vesak is an annual celebration done to mark the birth, enlightenment and passing of Gautama Buddha. It is also popularly known as Buddha Day, Buddha Purnima, and Buddha Jayanti. 

Vesak is a holiday traditionally commemorated by Buddhists in south-east and South Asia along with Mongolia and Tibet. Vesak is considered one of the most important festivals celebrated by Buddhists. 

Vesak is an auspicious festival marking the bird’s anniversary of Gautam Buddha, who was born as Prince Siddhārtha Gautama and later founded Buddhism. 

Vesak or Buddha Purnima is observed on a full moon day in the Hindu month of Vaisakha. Every year it usually falls in April or May. Buddhists residing anywhere in the world celebrate this auspicious day with great joy and devotion. They participate in numerous rituals and ceremonies on this day. 


This year, in 2024, Vesak or Buddha Jayanti falls, May 23, Thursday. According to Hindustan Times, 2024 marks the 2586th birth anniversary of Lord Buddha. 

History and significance 

It should be noted that the exact dates of Gautam Buddha’s birth and death are not known. However, according to the speculations of historians, Lord Buddha’s lifespan was between 563-483 BC.

Lord Buddha was born as Prince Siddhartha in Lumbini, Nepal. He joined Nirvana at 35. Once he realized that this life is limited and everyone has to meet their ultimate demise, no matter what their plan is. Therefore, he left his luxurious and lavish life in search of enlightenment. 

After multiple searches, he ended up at Bodhgaya in Bihar state of India, very meditated for days and days together. After meditating continuously for 49 days, he achieved enlightenment, is also known as Nirvana. 

He taught people to be selfless, sacrifice materialistic expectations in order to get rid of recycling of unlimited wants and desires. 

Buddh Purnima is observed by people as it involves the court principles of Buddhism: enlightenment, compassion and peace. Vesak is a way of celebration of spreading the message of harmony and peace in the world. 

Explore our Happy Vesak 2024 collection with heartfelt wishes, inspiring quotes, stunning images, and creative Instagram captions to celebrate!

Wishes, Images, Messages, Quotes, Sayings For Vesak 2024

“Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.”

“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.”

Happy Vesak 2024

“Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.”

“No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.”

Vesak Day 2024

“Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.”

“The mind is everything. What you think you become.”

Vesak Day Wishes

Greetings, Shayari, Cliparts and Instagram Captions

“To conquer oneself is a greater task than conquering others.”

“Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.”

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“Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.”

On this day of Buddha Purnima, may you be blessed with the gifts of mental peace, spiritual growth and enlightenment.

Vesak Day Quotes

On this Buddha Purnima, embrace the teachings of Lord Buddha and overcome life’s challenges with positivity.

Let us celebrate the teachings of Gautam Buddha on Buddha Purnima and strive to follow his path of enlightenment.

Happy Vesak Messages

Wishing you a blessed Buddha Purnima! May the light of Buddha’s wisdom illuminate your life and bring you happiness and tranquility.

Happy Vesak! May the teachings of Buddha inspire you to live a life of peace and harmony. Sending love and warm wishes to you and your family.

Happy Vesak! May the teachings of Buddha inspire you to live a life of peace and harmony. Sending love and warm wishes to you and your family.

On Buddha Purnima, let’s reflect on the values of compassion, mindfulness, and generosity. May you and your loved ones find peace and happiness on this special day.

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