|Vesak celebrations at Dhammakaya monastery in Asuza unite ALL schools and monastics from every Buddhist country represented in Los Angeles County (Wisdom Quarterly)|
Vesak is a threefold Buddhist celebration commemorating the same full moon day, years apart, when Prince Siddhartha was born, when the ascetic Siddhartha had a great awakening (maha bodhi), and when the Buddha, or Awakened One, attained final-nirvana.
|The Buddha and Patacara (Dhp. 114)|
This Dhammakaya (Dharma-body) meditation session is conducted in Thai with English subtitles by Ven. Luang Phaw Dhammajayo, Abott of Wat Phra Dhammakaya Temple and President of the Dhammakaya Foundation, Thailand. It is from a Dec. 26, 2010 episode of the Dhamma Media Channel (DMC.TV) English language program "Meditation for Peace." dhammakaya.net meditationforpeace.info