Today is Buddha’s Enlightenment Day

April 15, 2014

Today is Buddha’s Enlightenment Day

Today is Buddha’s Enlightenment Day, a holiday where Kadampa Buddhists engage in the purification practice called Nyungne. Nyungne is a special fasting and purification practice in conjunction with Eleven-faced Avalokiteshvara. It is very powerful for purifying negative karma of body, speech, and mind, and for pacifying strong delusions such as desirous attachment and hatred. It is also a special method for receiving blessings and improving our experience of love, compassion, and bodhichitta.

Today is Buddha’s Enlightenment Day, a holiday where Kadampa Buddhists engage in the purification practice called Nyungne. Nyungne is a special fasting and purification practice in conjunction with Eleven-faced Avalokiteshvara. It is very powerful for purifying negative karma of body, speech, and mind, and for pacifying strong delusions such as desirous attachment and hatred. It is also a special method for receiving blessings and improving our experience of love, compassion, and bodhichitta.

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