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Buddhism is practiced in many countries, which have different cultures, so holidays vary from country to country. One holiday most Buddhists celebrate is the Buddha's birthday…, whic falls in the spring. The actual day is determined by the lunar calendar, so it varies from year to year. Answer: There are many special or holy days held throughout the year by the Buddhist community. Many celebrate the birthdays of Bodhisattvas in the Mahayana tradition or other significant dates in the Buddhist calendar. The most significant celebration(Vesak) happens every May on the night of the full moon. Buddhists all over the world celebrate the birth, enlightenment and death of the Buddha over 2,500 years ago. Buddhist Festivals are always joyful occasions. Typically on a festival day, lay people will go the the local temple or monastery offer food to the monks take the Five Precepts listen to a Dharma talkdistribute food to the poor to make meritin the evening perhaps join in a ceremony of circumambulation of a stupa three times as a sign of respect to the Buddha end the day with evening chanting of the Buddha's teachings and meditation. Important festivals and celebrations: Buddhist New Year In Theravadin countries, Thailand, Burma, Sri Lanka, Cambodia and Laos, the new year is celebrated for three days from the first full moon day in April. In Mahayana countries the new year starts on the first full moon day in January. Some Buddhists have other traditions: Chinese, Koreans and Vietnamese celebrate late January or early February; Tibetans usually celebrate about one month later. Vesak ("Buddha Day") Buddha's Birthday is known as Vesak or Visakah Puja (Buddha's Birthday Celebrations). Vesak is the major Buddhist festival of the year as it celebrates the birth, enlightenment and death of the Buddha on the one day, the first full moon day in May. Magha Puja Day (Fourfold Assembly or "Sangha Day") Magha Puja Day takes places on the full moon day of the third lunar month (March). It celebrates an ordination of many follows of the Buddha by the Buddha at the Veruvana Monastery. Asalha Puja Day ("Dharma Day") Asalha Puja ( pay homage to the Buddha) on the full moon day of the 8th lunar month (approximately July). It remembers the Buddha's first teaching: the turning of the wheel of the Dhamma (Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta) to the five ascetics at the Deer Park (Sarnath) near Benares city, India. Uposatha (Observance Day) The four monthly holy days observed in Theravada countries Pavarana Day This day marks the conclusion of the Rains retreat (vassa). In the following month, the kathina ceremony is held, during which the laity gather to make formal offerings of robe cloth and other requisites to the Sangha. Kathina Ceremony (Robe offering ceremony) Held within one month of the conclusion of the Vassa Retreat. New robes and other gifts may be offered by the laity to the monks. Anapanasati Day The Buddha presented his instructions on mindfulness of breathing (anapanasati). Abhidhamma Day In the Burma this day celebrates marks Buddha's visit to the Tushita Heaven to teach his mother the Abhidhamma. Loy Krathong (Festival of Floating Bowls) At the end of the Kathin Festival season, in Thailand on the full moon night of the Twelfth Lunar month people bring bowls containing flowers, candles and incense sticks, and float them in the water. The Ploughing Festival In May, when the moon is half-full, Buddhists celebrate the Buddha's first moment of enlightenment, which is said to have happened when the Buddha was seven years old, when he had gone with his father to watched the ploughing. The Elephant Festival The Buddha used the example of a wild elephant which, when it is caught, is harnessed to a tame one to train. In the same way, he said, a person new to Buddhism should have a special friendship of an older Buddhist. The Festival of the Tooth The Buddhas tooth is kept as a relic. Once a year in August, on the night of the full moon, there is a special procession for it. Ulambana (Ancestor Day) In the Mahayana tradition from the first to the fifteenth days of the eighth lunar month. Buddhists remember their ancestors. Avalokitesvara's Birthday (Kuan Yin) A festival which celebrates the Bodhisattva ideal represented by Avalokitesvara (the Buddha of compassion). It occurs on the full moon day in March. Bodhi Day (Enlightenment Day) Bodhi Day honours the enlightenment of Siddhartha Gautama -- the Buddha on the eighth of December. The day is observed with prayer, meditation and teachings.
celebrations are a joyful occasion for special festivities to mark some happy event
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Pentecost, Christmas, Good Friday, Easter, Ash Wednesday. Palm Sunday, Passover, and Advent
They do everything normal ppl do.
Easter, and Christmas. well that's basically it, all the other holidays are just from anything else
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They celebrate the Kinaaldá for a girl's puberty. It is a four day ceremony. It is said to be modeled on the deity Changing Woman's ceremony after she miraculously grew t…o puberty in 12 days. There a many other ceremonies but they are held on a as need basis for blessing or healing. They are from one day to nine days long depending on the ceremony. Friends and family are always invited as that is supposed to increase the efficacy of the ceremony.
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In Zulu culture,its a home garment used for carrying your baby in your back. Zuius also have that initiation of the baby to the famiy and the ancestors
Imbeleko is a ceremony or a ritual done to introduce a new born baby to the elders and ancestors. Children who are also in their teenage hood can do this ritual if they were n…ot introduced when they were born. A goat is slaughtered as a sacrifice to the ancestors when doing this ceremony. This ceremony or ritual is done so that the ancestors may know their child and accept him or her. When doing the ritual the elders will speak to the ancestors and ask them to guide and protect the child.
The work of the national armies is consistent with the plans of governments. In the unending areas of reserve design, the livestocks and the minerals are expendable resource. …Part of the job of preservation of the traditional designs is to use the land with respect and prayerful observance. This week is set aside for the unified nations especially of the United Nations to regard the sacred oath and bequest to the dead. The cemeteries are lightly decorated with happy memorial flowers and keepsakes.
Imbeleko is a ceremony or a ritual done to introduce a new born baby to the elders and ancestors. Children who are also in their teenage hood can do this ritual if they we…re not introduced when they were born.
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