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2014 Buddhist Wall Calendar / Free Download

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This calendar has been sponsored for free distribution
by the Kataññnutā group of Malaysia, Singapore and Australia.

Anumodanā to the many friends who have offered their photographs for this 2014 calendar,
in particular: Montri Sirithampiti (Apr., Nov.), Simone Anzini (cover, Jun., Aug.),
Boonchan Chanloung (Sep.), Andrew Binkley (Dec.), Chinch Gryniewicz (Feb.), Gary Morrison (Oct.).
Monthly Dhamma quotes are adapted from translated teachings contained in

The Collected Teachings of Ajahn Chah, available for download at the links below.
e-book formats: www.fsbooks.org/ajahn-chah-teachings
audiobook format: www.fsaudio.org/ajahn-chah-teachings

LUNAR OBSERVANCE DAYS
These days are regularly devoted to quiet reflection at the monastery.
The dates for the lunar calendar are determined by traditional methods of calculation
and are not always on the same day as the astronomical occurrences.

THE MAJOR FULL MOON DAYS FOR 2014 / 2557

Māgha Pūjā  14 February (‘Sangha Day’)
Commemorates the spontaneous gathering of 1250 arahants to whom
the Buddha gave an exhortation on the basis of the Discipline (Ovāda Pāṭimokkha).

Vesākha Pūjā  13 May (‘Buddha Day’)
Commemorates the birth, enlightenment and passing away of the Buddha.

Āsāḷhā Pūjā  11 July (‘Dhamma Day’)
Commemorates the Buddha’s first discourse, given to the five samaṇas in the Deer Park at
Sarnath, near Varanasi. The traditional Rainy-Season Retreat (Vassa) begins on the next day.

Pavāraṇā Day  8 October
This marks the end of the three-month Vassa retreat. During the following month,
lay people may offer the Kaṭhina robe as part of a general alms-giving ceremony.

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2013 Buddhist Calendar / Free Download

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Calendar production by Aruna Publications,
Aruna Ratanagiri Buddhist Monastery, www.ratanagiri.org.uk
© Aruna Publications 2012


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