Date: 10th May 2017
The Buddha Jayanti is perhaps the most important festival for the Buddhist world. This day marks the Buddha’s gaining of enlightenment as well as his birth and passing away according to Theravada tradition.
As a part of this celebration Nagaloka organized a one day retreat together with some 125 Mitras and friends of the Triratna Nagpur. Dhammachari Amoghasidhi gave a talk on the victory over Mara and Buddha’s gaining of enlightenment. There was special puja and meditation conducted on this occasion, as part of celebration some 27 people got ordain as Dhammamitra, the ceremony was led by Dhammachari Pragyaratna.