Saga Dawa: the Month of Merits

Saga Dawa, the 4th lunar month which runs from 31st May until 29th June 2022, is known as the month of merits, it is also called bumgyur dawa, which means “merits multiplied by a hundred thousand times”. Accordingly, practitioners make extra efforts during this month in practicing Dharma, generosity, kindness and compassion accumulating virtuous merit and purifying negative karma.

The 6th June 2022 celebrates the birth of Buddha and the 15th day of this lunar month, the full moon day, Friday, 14th June 2022 celebrates the day of Buddha’s enlightenment and parinirvana.