Homage to the Blessed One, the Worthy One, the Highest Self—Enlightened One!
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Todays Is Vap Poya (Uposatha) Day! 1
Vap Poya (Uposatha) is associated with the end of the rains (vas) > season and the start of the kathina
celebrations where robes are offered to the monks by lay people. It also
marks the decending to earth of the Lord Buddha from the Tavatimsadeva world >. The Lord Buddha preached the Abhidhamma to the devas (divine beings) there,
including his late mother from the human world, Queen Mahamaya.