Ullambana | Buddhism

Ullambana | Buddhism

On August 30, 2023

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Holy Day: Ullambana

Date: Wednesday 30 August 2023 **
Religion: Buddhism 

Description: Ullambana, also known as Ancestor Day or Obon, is a Mahayana Buddhist ritual of making merit for the deceased. Lay devotees make offerings on behalf of their ancestors and dedicate the merit towards relieve of their suffering.

** Local or regional customs may use a variation of this date