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The '''four major Buddhist holidays''', '''four great festivals''' (Tib. ''düchen'') or '''wheel days''' are related to the life of [[Buddha Shakyamuni]]. On these days, the effects of [[Ten positive actions|positive]] or [[negative actions]] are multiplied 10 million times. They are:
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The '''four major Buddhist holidays''', '''four great festivals''', or '''anniversaries''' (Tib. དུས་ཆེན་, ''düchen'', [[Wyl.]] ''dus chen'') are related to the life of [[Buddha Shakyamuni]]. On these days, the effects of [[Ten positive actions|positive]] or [[negative actions]] are multiplied 10 million times. They are:
  
#[[Chotrul Düchen]]
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#[[Chotrul Düchen]], the 'Festival of Miracles'
#[[Saga Dawa Düchen]]
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#[[Saga Dawa Düchen]], the 'Festival of Vaishakha'
#[[Chökhor Düchen]]
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#[[Chökhor Düchen]], the 'Festival of Turning the Wheel of Dharma'
#[[Lha Bab Düchen]]
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#[[Lha Bab Düchen]], the 'Festival of the Descent from Heaven'
  
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==External Links==
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*{{LH|topics/buddha-prayers/|''Buddha Śākyamuni Prayers & Practices'' on Lotsawa House}}
  
 
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Latest revision as of 08:28, 3 October 2017

The four major Buddhist holidays, four great festivals, or anniversaries (Tib. དུས་ཆེན་, düchen, Wyl. dus chen) are related to the life of Buddha Shakyamuni. On these days, the effects of positive or negative actions are multiplied 10 million times. They are:

  1. Chotrul Düchen, the 'Festival of Miracles'
  2. Saga Dawa Düchen, the 'Festival of Vaishakha'
  3. Chökhor Düchen, the 'Festival of Turning the Wheel of Dharma'
  4. Lha Bab Düchen, the 'Festival of the Descent from Heaven'

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