THE SAGELY CITY OF TEN THOUSAND BUDDHAS
The Lunar Calendar of the Anniversaries of Buddhas and Bodhisattvas

Lunar Month
Day

Birthday of Maitreya Bodhisattva

1

1

Birthday of Samadhi Light Buddha

1

6

Birthday of the Venerable God Shakra

1

9

Leaving Home Day of Shakyamuni Buddha

2

8

Birthday of the Sixth Patriarch, Master Hui Neng

2

8

Nirvana of Shakyamuni Buddha

2

15

Birthday of Kuan Yin Bodhisattva

2

19

Birthday of Universal Worthy Bodhisattva

2

21

Birthday of the Great Master Ch'ang Ren

3

15

Birthday of Junti Bodhisattva

3

16

Leaving Home Day of the Great Master Ch'ang Chih

3

17

Birthday of Manjushri Bodhisattva

4

4

Birthday of Shakyamuni Buddha

4

8

Summer Retreat for Sangha begins

4

15

Birthday of Medicine King Buddha

4

28

Birthday of Ch'ieh Lan Bodhisattva

5

13

Birthday of Wei Tou Bodhisattva

6

3

Enlightenment Day of Great Master Ch'ang Ren

6

15

Anniversary of Venerable Master Hsuan Hua

6

16

Birthday of Great Master Ch'ang Chih

6

17

The Day Gwan Yin Bodhisattva Accomplished the Way

6

19

Birthday of Great Strength Bodhisattva

7

13

Buddha's Happy Day (Ullambana)

7

15

Birthday of the Patriarch P'u An

7

21

Birthday of Dragon Tree Bodhisattva

7

24

Birthday of Earth Store Bodhisattva

7

30

Birthday of Elder Master Hsu Yun

7

30

Nirvana of Sixth Patriarch, Master Hui Neng

8

3

Birthday of Burning Lamp Buddha

8

22

Nirvana of Elder Master Hsu Yun

9

13

Leaving Home Day of Master Ch'ang Ren

9

15

Leaving Home Day of the Venerable Master Hsuan Hua

9

16

Enlightenment of the Great Master Ch'ang Jr

9

17

Leaving Home Day of Gwan Yin Bodhisattva

9

19

Birthday of Medicine Master Buddha

9

30

Birthday of the First Patriarch Bodhidharma

10

5

Birthday of Amitabha Buddha

11

17

Shakyamuni Buddha Accomplished the Way

12

8

Birthday of Avatamsaka Bodhisattva

12

29