Buddhist Holidays

Buddhist holidays & festivals provide people with circumstances to celebrate and enjoy themselves. The majority of Buddhist festivals has religious connotations and is celebrated in a usual manner. The afternoon is spent in feeding the poor people. In the evening, a ceremony is conducted in the evening, in which people circumambulate a stupa three times. On the day of the festival, people visit the local temple or monastery. They serve monks with food and undertake the Five Precepts. The day comes to last part with the chanting of Buddha's teachings and meditation.

List of Buddhist Holidays