Virtual Vesak Festival 2021

Vesak is the holiest celebration of the Buddhists around the globe which falls on the full moon day of May every year. It is a celebration of three remarkable events of the Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and passing away (Parinibbana/Parinirvana). 


Due to pandemic and for safety and health of all, Vesak Festival 2021: Buddha’s Birthday Celebration will be held virtually on Saturday, May 22, 2021 from 9:30am to 11:30am. This event will be joined by all the Buddhist Temples in the Greater Toronto Area, Peel and York Regions. The event includes: blessings chanting ceremonies by Buddhist monks and nuns, the virtual Bathing Buddha ritual, traditional music and dance, martial arts and much more!


This is a FREE event!


For more information: 


Festival Co-Organizers: 
The Buddhist Association of Canada Chan Sham Temple
Fo Guang Shan Temple of Toronto

Karma Sonam Dargye Ling Tibetan Buddhist Temple
West End Buddhist Temple and Meditation Centre


Link to LIVE EVENT (May 22 at 9:30am ET)