Hot Stories Local Today is the Esala Full Moon Poya day By admin Posted on July 4, 2020 56 second read 0 0 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Share on Tumblr Many significant events in the history of Sasana took place on Esala Full Moon Poya day. Forty-five years of Buddha’s Dhamma was started on a Esala full moon Poya day. It is said that the first Dhamma sermon of the Lord Buddha was delivered on the full moon day of the Esala . This Poya day is also considered as the date on which the Sangha Sasana began. Vassa begins on the day after Esala Poya. Esala poya is important to the Buddhist community.