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Happy Vesak! 10 - 11 maj,2017

2017-05-10 17:52 #0 av: Fredrik1

Happy Buddha Purnima (Vesak) 2017

"Among several festivals in India, Buddha Purnima is one of the main festivals during the Vaishakha month, which marks the birth anniversary of Siddhartha Gautama, who later became Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism. It is a gazette holiday in most places in India and is observed across the country and even in some South-East Asian countries and Nepal. Also popularly known as Buddha Jayanti andVesak,Buddha Purnima holds a lot of importance for Buddhists who believe in reiterating the belief in Ahimsa (non-violence) and Karuna (compassion) on this day. We jot down the significance and importance of this day."

http://food.ndtv.com/food-drinks/buddha-purnima-2017-significance-importance-and-celebration-1691340?desktop=true

 "Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible"   H.H Dalai Lama

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2017-05-10 18:05 #1 av: Derrtag

Happy Vesak! Glad

Det är en fin högtid tycker jagTummen upp

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2017-05-10 18:58 #2 av: Monchalo

Glad Vesak allesammans 🙏🏻❤️
Hur firar ni?

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2017-05-11 14:23 #3 av: Fredrik1

"Suggested Vesak Day Practices:
- Take the 8 Mahayana Precepts.
http://thubtenchodron.org/2011/06/taking-one-day-vows/
- Read or recite and reflect on Buddhist sutras, like the Heart Sutra http://thubtenchodron.org/2010/04/essence-emptiness/ or the Sutra of the Three Heaps (35 Buddhas). http://thubtenchodron.org/…/purification-visualization-pro…/
- Watch Venerable Thubten Chodron's beautiful telling of the Buddha's life story and how it relates to your own life. http://thubtenchodron.org/…/12/buddhist-history-pali-sansk…/
- Watch Venerable Thubten Chodron's teaching from Buddhism: One Teacher, Many Traditions, on how the Buddha's life is explained in Pali and Sanskrit traditions. http://thubtenchodron.org/…/12/buddhist-history-pali-sansk…/
- Make special offerings to the Three Jewels on your altar and do the extensive offering practice. http://thubtenchodron.org/2012/04/creating-merit-giving/
Make special offerings to your teachers, Dharma center, or monasteries.
To include the Abbey in your Vesak Day generosity:
https://app.etapestry.com/…/SravastiAbb…/OnlineDonation.html
Sravasti Abbeys foto. "

Happy Vesak!😊

 "Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible"   H.H Dalai Lama

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