December 8 Awakening Day

Posted by ksozenbe in Buddhism on 07. Dec, 2012 | Comments Off

Awakening Day   (Buddhism)

Awakening Day is the anniversary of the historical Buddha's awakening (Mahayana tradition or branch of Buddhism).

October 5 Anniversary of the death of Bodhidharma

Posted by ksozenbe in Buddhism, Uncategorized on 28. Sep, 2012 | Comments Off

Anniversary of the death of Bodhidharma   (Buddhism)

Anniversary of the death of Bodhidharma, the 28th patriarch in the Zen tradition.  Bodhidharma brought the Zen transmission from India into China (Mahayana-Zen in China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, North America).

October 1-28 Kathina

Posted by ksozenbe in Buddhism on 28. Sep, 2012 | Comments Off

Kathina   (Buddhism)

Kathina: During the month after the rainy season retreat, lay people may offer the Kathina-rbe as part of the general alms-giving ceremony.  (Theravada)

September 22 Anniversary of the Death of Eihei Dogan Kigen

Posted by ksozenbe in Buddhism on 21. Sep, 2012 | Comments Off

Anniversary of the Death of Eihei Dogan Kigen   (Buddhism)

Anniversary of the Death of Eihei Dogan Kigen.  Eihei Dogan Kigen is the founder of the Soto Zen school in Japan. 

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