Consider the following festivals:

  1. Saga Dawa
  2. Losar
  3. Vesak

Which of the above is/are associated to Buddha?

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

The Losar is celebrated mainly at places with strong concentration of the Buddhist population in the states like Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Himachal and Ladakh in Kashmir. Vesak or Visakha is a celebration that commemorates the Buddha's birth. Buddha Jayanti in Bhutia language is called Saga Dawa. It is celebrated predominantly in Sikkim.

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