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Todays Is Vap Poya (Uposatha) Day! 1

Homage to the Blessed One, the Worthy One, the Highest Self Enlightened One!

Published: 2014-10-08


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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 Tavatimsa deva world >. The Lord Buddha preached the Abhidhamma to the devas (divine beings) there, including his late mother from the human world, Queen Mahamaya.

May all be happy and well!

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