Buddhist Celebrations and Important Days for Practice
On certain days throughout the year, Buddhists from all different traditions gather to honor significant days in the Buddha’s life. Some of these events include the Buddha’s birthday, the day he gained enlightenment and his passing away, just to name a few. Not only is celebrating these days a special occasion to remember the Buddha, but they are also considered auspicious days for engaging in Buddhist practice to help advance our own awakening.
In this video, I explore some of the most important days on the Buddhist calendar and what practices you can do on these particular days.