Friday, 9 June 2017

9th June - the holy day of Saga Dawa Düchen

Friday, 9th of June is the full moon day of the sacred month of Saga Dawa, the fourth month of the Tibetan lunar calendar. 

For Buddhists this is the most sacred day of the year, commemorating the birth, enlightenment, and parinirvana of the Buddha, and it is believed that all positive and negative actions are multiplied by 100 million as a result.

Traditionally, the holy day of Saga Dawa Düchen is observed through practice, generosity, and the performance of meritorious deeds.