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Buddhism (Vajrayana): calendar of festivals and religious celebrations around the world for the current 3 months

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Wednesday may 15, 2024Buddha's AnniversaryBuddhism (Vajrayana)
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Wednesday may 15, 2024Buddha's AnniversaryBuddhism (Vajrayana)
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Thursday may 23, 2024Vesak - Buddha Purnima - Visakha BuchaBuddhism (Vajrayana)
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Tuesday july 9, 2024DrukpaTshe-ziBuddhism (Vajrayana)
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Wednesday july 10, 2024First Sermon of Lord BuddhaBuddhism (Vajrayana)
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Saturday july 20, 2024Waso Robe Donation CeremonyBuddhism (Vajrayana)
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Saturday july 20, 2024Esala PeraheraBuddhism (Vajrayana)
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Sunday july 21, 2024Waso Robe Donation CeremonyBuddhism (Vajrayana)
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Monday july 22, 2024Waso Robe Donation CeremonyBuddhism (Vajrayana)
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Friday october 11, 2024Chung Yeung FestivalBuddhism (Vajrayana)
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Buddha's Anniversary

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Wednesday may 15, 2024
Buddhism (Vajrayana) :

Buddha's Anniversary

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Wednesday may 15, 2024
Buddhism (Vajrayana) : Sakyamuni Buddha, the founder of Buddhism, was born on April 8th, 623 B.C.E. in ancient northern India (now in Nepal) as Prince Siddhartha. It is a holiday observed by Buddhists throughout the world, though the exact date may differ from country to country. It is a

Vesak - Buddha Purnima - Visakha Bucha

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Thursday may 23, 2024
Buddhism (Vajrayana) : Magha Puja or Sangha celebration. This day falls on the full moon of the third month. It commemorates the main event in Buddhas life, after His first retreated from the rain (Vassa). The anniversary of Buddahs birthday in the Mahayana tradition; the commemoration of Buddahs birth, enlightenment, and death, celebrated on the day of the full moon of the 6th month in the Theravada tradition.

DrukpaTshe-zi

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Tuesday july 9, 2024
Buddhism (Vajrayana) : It marks the day on which Lord Buddha gave his first sermon on the Four Noble Truths to his first five disciples in the Deer Park at Sarnath, more than 2500 years ago

First Sermon of Lord Buddha

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Wednesday july 10, 2024
Buddhism (Vajrayana) : Marks the first sermon Buddha gave to his five disciples, introducing the middle way, the noble eight-fold path and the Four Noble Truths. It is celebrated with candlelight processions.

Waso Robe Donation Ceremony

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Saturday july 20, 2024
Buddhism (Vajrayana) : Lasts 2 weeks

Esala Perahera

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Saturday july 20, 2024
Buddhism (Vajrayana) : On the Esala full moon, the Kandy Esala Perahera takes place. The most important and spectacular festival in SL, it is the climax of 10 days and nights of increasing frenetic activity in Kandy. Thousands of dancers, drummers, and temple chieftains take part in the parade that also features 50 or more magnificently decorated elephants honouring the Sacred Tooth relic of the Golden Temple. Smaller peraheras are held at this time at other locations in the island.

Waso Robe Donation Ceremony

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Sunday july 21, 2024
Buddhism (Vajrayana) : Lasts 2 weeks

Waso Robe Donation Ceremony

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Monday july 22, 2024
Buddhism (Vajrayana) : Lasts 2 weeks

Chung Yeung Festival

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Friday october 11, 2024
Buddhism (Vajrayana) : Families gather in front of their ancestors' graves and tidy them. They burn paper money, for use by the deceased person.