Cultural Holidays

Buddhist New Year (Mahayana)

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 (all day)

Mahayana New Year is celebrated this year on January 18 by Buddhists around the world. The term Mahayana encompasses Buddhist ideologies and philosophies. Mahayana is one of the two main branches of Buddhism and is mostly practiced in Northeast Asia — China, Japan, Tibet, Taiwan, Mongolia, and Korea.

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