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Nirvana Day

Definition: Mahayana Buddhists are one type of Buddhists. Many of them are Japanese. They celebrate February 13 as the anniversary of Buddha's death.

For Buddhists, this is not a sad day, but a time to remember that Buddha moved from one state of being to the next.

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Chinese Lunar Calendar
Holidays during the Chinese Lunar Calendar from About Chinese Culture Guide Jun Shan.

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