Nirvana Day

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    Wednesday, February 15, 2023

    Many Mahayana Buddhists celebrate the Paranirvana of Buddha — not his death, but release from karma and the cycle of suffering. It is a day celebrated around the world with light, festival and important readings from the Maha-parinibbana Sutta.

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    Buddha Weekly Sleeping Buddha Paranirvana of Buddha Buddhism
    The famous Sleeping Buddha statues portray the paranirvana of Shakyamuni Buddha, the Blessed One.

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    Lee Kane

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    Lee Kane is the editor of Buddha Weekly, since 2007. His main focuses as a writer are mindfulness techniques, meditation, Dharma and Sutra commentaries, Buddhist practices, international perspectives and traditions, Vajrayana, Mahayana, Zen. He also covers various events.
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