Saga Dawa Festival Celebrated in Sikkim

On 23rd May, 2024, on the occasion of Buddha Purnima, the festival of Saga Dawa was celebrated in Sikkim.

Saga Dawa Festival

  • The Saga Dawa, also known as the 'Triple Blessed Festival', falls annually on the 15th day of the fourth month of the Tibetan Buddhist calendar.
  • ‘Saga’ means the fourth and ‘Dawa’ means month in Tibetan.
  • It is the most sacred Buddhist festival, commemorating the birth, enlightenment, and Mahaparinirvana (passing away) of Buddha Shakyamuni.
  • Saga Dawa is the triple blessed festival. This festival is considered as one of the holiest Buddhist festival for the Mahayana Buddhists.

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