Saga Dawa Dechen – Lord Buddha’s Day Monday June 17th

Saga Dawa celebrates the Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and parinirvana (when a Buddha passes away and leaves his or her earthly body). On this day Buddhists around the world engage in many prayers and practices, as well as making extensive offerings to teachers. The holiday is also a very auspicious time to conduct virtuous activities. The … [Read more…]