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Sangha Day Celebration Nov 2016

Date: 14th Nov 2016

Buddha, Dhamma, and Sangha are known as the three Jewels in Buddhism as their form the heart of the Buddhist Tradition and culture. Sangha Day is celebrated during the full moon day during November Month. it was during this period that Buddha exhorted his first 60 disciples to spread the Dhamma for the welfare and happiness of many ” Bahujan Hitaya, Bahujan Sukhaya”.

Each Year, Nagaloka observes the Sangha Day for the benefit of the Local Buddhist Community in Nagpur. The celebration involved the Public talk by Dhammachari Lokamitra who spoke on the importance on Sangha in the life of Buddhist as well as the practice of Kalyana Mitrata or Spiritual friendship.  followed by the Traditional Pali Puja praising Buddha, Dhamma and Sangha and other important sutras such as Mangala Sutta. Nagaloka tries to encourage the creating a Buddhist Art and Culture, therefore,  Ashok Sarsvati spoke about the Buddhist Art. There were about 300 people gather under the Walking Buddha on this occasion. This event created a sense of community among the participants and faith in Buddha, Dhamma and Sangha.