Higan-e (to reach the other shore) starts three days before the Autumnal Equinox, and finishes three days after that day, continuing for a total of one week. It is a time to honor ancestors and to coem together to chan the name of Amida Buddha.
Anniversary of the Tatsunokuchi persecution (Buddhism)
Anniversary of the Tatsunokuchi persecution in 1271.
Birth Day of H.H. Sakya Trizin (Buddhism)
Birth Day of H.H. Sakya Trizin, head of the Tibetan Sakya Lineage (b 1945).
Festival of Ksitigarbha (Jizo) Bodhisattva (Buddhism)
Festival of Ksitigarbha (Jizo) Bodhisattva is the savior of beings who suffer in the hellish realms, as well as the guardian and patron of deceased children in Japanese culture. (Japan and North America)