A 2017 Buddhist Wall Calendar

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

Anumodanā to the many friends and supporters who generously make their
photographs available for use in these Sangha publications.

Cover: Buddha rūpa from Vimutti Forest Monastery, Auckland NZ - Background image by Jay Carroll

Monthly Dhamma quotes are adapted from transcribed and translated teachings contained in
The Collected Teachings of Ajahn Chah

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LUNAR OBSERVANCE DAYS

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

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 2017 / 2560

Māgha Pūjā · 11 February (‘Sangha Day’)
Commemorates the spontaneous gathering of 1250 arahants to whom
the Buddha gave an exhortation on the basis of the Discipline (Ovāda Pātimokkha).

Vesākha Pūjā · 10 May (‘Buddha Day’)
Commemorates the birth, enlightenment and passing away of the Buddha.

Āsālhā Pūjā · 8 July (‘Dhamma Day’)
Commemorates the Buddha’s first discourse, given to the five samanas in the Deer Park at
Sarnath, near Varanasi. The traditional Rainy-Season Retreat (Vassa) begins on the next day.

Pavāranā Day · 5 October
This marks the end of the three-month Vassa retreat.
During the following month the extended community of monastery supporters
traditionally offer robe material as part of a Kathina-season alms-giving ceremony.


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2016 Buddhist Calendar / Free Download

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Calendar production by Aruna Publications,
Aruna Ratanagiri Buddhist Monastery, www.ratanagiri.org.uk
© Aruna Publications 2015



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