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Bodhi Day
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December 08, 2013
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Tradition: Buddhism Bodhi Day observes the spiritual awakening (bodhi) of founder Siddharta Gautama, the Buddha, ca. 596 BCE. In the northern tradition, this is the anniversary of the Buddha's Enlightenment, ca. 596 bce. In the southern tradition, the Buddha's Enlightenment is celebrated during Wesak. The dates and names of Buddhist celebrations vary significantly among cultures and communities. —Source: PBS "Religion & Ethics" Multifaith Calendar
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