Religious Holidays Quiz

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Do Buddhists celebrate feast days of any other important religious figures?

  • In China, Japan and Tibet especially, Buddhists hold feasts in honor of various Bodhisattvas and holy persons.
  • The death anniversary of Bodhidharma occurs on the 5th day of the tenth lunar month, Bhadrapada (August/September).
  • One of the most widely celebrated sacred persons is the Bodhisattva Guan Yin (called Kannon in Japan).

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