Buddha Purnima 2020 is on May 7, 2020. It is the annual celebration of Gautam Buddha's birthday, that is widely celebrated across the world. He is the founder of Buddhism, which is one of the most commonly practised religions in the world. The Buddhist festival, also known as Vesak holds immense significance to his followers who preach and practice his ways of life. On the auspicious occasion of Buddha Purnima 2020, here we bring you the history and significance of the Buddhist festival.