2015 Buddhist Wall Calendar

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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 2015 calendar,
in particular: Andrew Binkley (Nov.), Gary Morrison (cover, March), Gricel Salazar-Lewis (May),
Montri Sirithampiti (June, Aug., Dec.).

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 2015 / 2558
Māgha Pūjā  4 March (‘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  1 June (‘Buddha Day’)
Commemorates the birth, enlightenment and passing away of the Buddha.
Āsālhā Pūjā  30 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  27 October
This marks the end of the three-month Vassa retreat. During the following month,
lay people may offer the Kathina robe as part of a general alms-giving ceremony.

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Calendar production by Aruno Publications,
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© Aruno Publications 2014
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Cover: Shrine in Kusala House, Aruna Ratanagiri Buddhist Monastery, UK


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2014 Buddhist Calendar / Free Download

www.forestsangha.org
www.forestsanghapublications.org
Calendar production by Aruna Publications,
Aruna Ratanagiri Buddhist Monastery, www.ratanagiri.org.uk
© Aruna Publications 2014



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