This is the holiest of Buddhist holy days, celebrating the Buddha’s birth, enlightenment, and death, or attaining of Nirvana. While these anniversaries are observed in all Buddhist countries, they are not always celebrated on the same day. In Theravada Buddhist countries, all three anniversaries are marked on the full moon of Vaisakha. In Japan and other Mahayana Buddhist countries, the three anniversaries are usually observed on separate days—the birth on April 8, the enlightenment on December 8, and the death on February 15. Continue reading
We hope you enjoy this serene image for March. Perhaps it will inspire you to take midday breaks away from work or provide a focal point for mini-mediation times. Blessings to you during this whole new month of possibility.
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