Religious Holidays Quiz

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What and when are some of the Major Buddhist Festal Days?

  • New Year (Theravada): Three-day celebration beginning with April's first full moon.
  • Asala is also known as Dharma Day because of its association with the Buddha's preaching his "first sermon.
  • Buddha Day: Occurs during the full-moon, known variously as Wesak, Visak, or Vaishakha, is Buddhism's principal and most widely celebrated festal day.
  • Parinirvana Day is sometimes called Nirvana Day.

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