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The Parinirvana

According to the Mahayana¬†Buddhist scriptures, the Lord Buddha always granted a request if it was asked of him three times.¬† In the Buddha’s end times he had mentioned to his close attendant, Ananda, that a Buddha has the ability to … Continue reading

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Nirvana Day

Today is one of two traditional commemorative dates that celebrates the fact that Shakyamuni Buddha attained Nirvana or Paranirvana.¬† Some parts of Asia will celebrate this event around February 15th other nations will do so today. Mahayana Buddhists take this … Continue reading

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