- This event has passed.
Saga Dawa Düchen: Celebrating the Birth, Enlightenment, and Parinirvāṇa of the Buddha
May 29, 2018 All day
Saga Dawa Düchen occurs on the full moon (the 15th day) of the fourth Tibetan lunar month. This auspicious day of the full moon marks three important occasions in the life of Śākyamuni Buddha:
- The birth of the Buddha
- Enlightenment of the Buddha
- Buddha’s parinirvāṇa
Because this month witnessed these great events, Buddhists throughout the world believe that the results of our actions are multiplied during this time. Thus, any positive or negative karma we create with body, speech, or mind is multiplied.
You can find more information about Saga Dawa here.
Medicine Buddha DayMarch 29
Guru Rinpoche DayMarch 31
Dakini DayApril 15
Join now and receive:
Monthly teachings from Phakchok Rinpoche and monastic instructors
Detailed instruction in Vajrayana practices
Practice companions for core Chokling Tersar practices
New content added monthly
About Samye Institute
Samye is a place where students from all corners of the globe explore how to work with their minds in order to lead meaningful lives. Drawing from authentic Buddhist wisdom traditions, our online platform offers live teachings, structured courses, interactive forums, and community for the digital Dharma sangha. Samye Institute aims to be to the digital world what Nalanda was to India and what Samye was to Tibet.