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Buddha's Birthday

April 8th marks the celebration of Buddha’s Birthday (Hanamatsuri 花祭り, or Kanbutsue 灌仏会) in Japan. According to the Buddhacarita: ( http://www.bdkamerica.org/digital/dbet_t0192_buddhacarita_2009.pdf ) When the Buddha’s mother, Queen Maya, was pregnant, she had a vision of a white elephant, a symbol of the Buddha, enter her side. 360 more words

Deputy PM urges secure Vesak day

Deputy PM urges secure Vesak day

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc yesterday requested relevant authorities and localities to work in close co-ordination to ensure security and safety during the United Nations Day of Vesak (UNDV).— Photo Nguyen Dan… 230 more words

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Co-ordinating Vesak Day in Ottawa, May 4, 2014

At Pine Gate Mindfulness Community http://www.ianprattis.com/PineGate/index.html we are co-ordinating Buddhist communities in Ottawa-from Vietnam, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Taiwan-to celebrate Vesak on May 4, 2014, in Ottawa City Hall 1.00pm – 4.30pm. 747 more words