Saka Dawa Duchen, May 26th

Saka Dawa Duchen, May 26, 2021

The most auspiciously important month in the Tibetan lunar calendar is Saka Dawa, the 4th lunar month. Saka Dawa 2021runs from May 12, 2021 till June 10, 2021. The 15th day of this lunar month, the full moon day, is called Saka Dawa Duchen. This is the single most important holy day of the year for Tibetan Buddhists.

Saka Dawa Duchen commemorates the birth, enlightenment and parinirvana of our perfect and most supreme teacher, Buddha Shakyamuni. Saka Dawa is known as the month of merits. It is said merits are multiplied by a hundred thousand times.