9 Buddhist Holidays
Buddhist Holiday Calendar 2023
According to the official Buddhist holiday calendar 2023, we will have exactly 9 holy holidays to happily celebrate with our people.
One of the most important Buddhist holidays 2023 is the day of Buddha Purnima (Vesak), followed by the traditional Mahayana New Year, Chinese New Year, Nirvana Day, Magha Puja Day, Theravada New Year, Dharma Day (Asalha Puja), Obon and Bodhi Day.
Is Today A Buddhist Holiday 2023?
After checking what day is it in our online application, you can easily compare it with the holy holiday dates listed below and find out if today is a Buddhist holiday.
To find out what Buddhist Holiday is today or tomorrow, see the official list below:
Buddhist January Holidays 2023
In January 2023, we will celebrate Mahayana New Year on January 7th.
And finally we celebrate Chinese New Year on January 22th.
- Sat, January 7th
- Sun, January 22th
Buddhist February Holidays 2023
In February 2023, we will celebrate Nirvana Day on February 15th.
- Wed, February 15th
Buddhist March Holidays 2023
In March 2023, we will celebrate Magha Puja Day on March 6th.
- Mon, March 6th
Buddhist April Holidays 2023
In April 2023, we will celebrate Theravada New Year on April 6th.
- Thu, April 6th
Buddhist May Holidays 2023
In May 2023, we will celebrate Buddha Purnima (Vesak) on May 19th.
- Fri, May 19th
Buddhist July Holidays 2023
In July 2023, we will celebrate Dharma Day (Asalha Puja) on July 3rd.
- Mon, July 3rd
Buddhist August Holidays 2023
In August 2023, we will celebrate Obon on August 13th.
- Sun, August 13th
Buddhist December Holidays 2023
In December 2023, we will celebrate Bodhi Day on December 8th.
- Fri, December 8th
7 Key Facts To Know!
1. During Chinese New Year: This sacred holiday is celebrated according to the traditional Chinese lunisolar calendar.
2. During Magha Puja Day: This sacred holiday has been celebrated for over 2,500 years on a full moon day in the third lunar month.
3. During Oboni: This is a holiday celebrated primarily by the Buddhist community in Japan, created to honor the spirits of ancestors.
4. During Dharma Day (Asalha Puja): On this day we celebrate the first time the founder of Buddhism taught his followers the way to become a Buddha.
5. During Theravada New Year: This is one of the most traditional festivals in Buddhism, its celebration lasts 3 days and starts on the first Purnima of April.
6. During Nirvana Day: This day is celebrated in memory of the death of the Buddha (died at the age of 80) and we remember the day he reached Nirvana.
7. During Bodhi Day: We celebrate the day by chanting mantras and meditating to honor the day Buddha attained enlightenment in 596 BC while sitting under a Bodhi tree.
These guidelines are important for you to correctly celebrate the holy holidays in 2023.
Buddhist High Holidays 2023
When Are The Buddhist High Holidays In 2023?
During the Buddhist holidays May 2023 we will have the holiest day of the year.
The holiday of Buddha Purnima (Vesak) is the holiest day for millions of Buddhists around the world.
- Friday, May 19th
2 Key Facts To Know!
1. During Buddha Purnima: On this day we celebrate the birth, enlightenment and death of Siddhartha Gautama, commonly known as Buddha.
2. During Vesak: This holiday is also called Buddha Jayanti or Buddha Day and is celebrated by all Buddhists and some Hindus.
These guidelines are important for you to correctly celebrate the Buddhist high holidays 2023.
Stores Open on Buddhist Holidays 2023
Have You Already Planned To Buy Everything You Need To Celebrate These Special Days?
You need to avoid visiting closed stores on the holiday if you want to complete your most urgent purchases!
Know that at the distance of a click you will find everything you need to plan your shopping with peace of mind and find several stores open on Buddhist high holidays 2023.
We offer a complete guide to restaurants, supermarkets, shopping malls, gift shops, electronics stores, department stores, bookstores, toy stores, pet stores, bakeries, coffee shops, pastry shops, sports stores, hardware stores, garden centers , gas stations, tire stores, car dealerships, drugstores, banks and DIY stores closest to you.
Access our directory of opening hours for stores near you to find the location and opening hours of stores during the holiday period.
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Celebrating Buddhist Holidays 2023
Whether you celebrate these holy holidays with family, friends or quietly at home, we recommend that you slow down a bit and take some time to reflect deeply.
Try to remember only the good times of past celebrations and how much they mean to you and the people you love (even when some important people are gone and missed forever).
It's never too late to go back to celebrating days like this with those who care about you, understand that life is a breath and it goes by too fast.
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