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Nirvana Day
February 15, 2013
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Tradition: Buddhism In the northern tradition, it commemorates the day when the historical Buddha achieved parinirvana, or complete nirvana, upon the death of his physical body. In cultures of Southeast Asia, the buddha's parinirvana is remembered during Wesak. The dates and names of Buddhist celebrations vary significantly among cultures and communities.—Source: Harvard University School of Divinity Multifaith Calendar and PBS "Religion & Ethics" Multifaith Calendar
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