New Year Traditions of Mahayana Buddhism

New Year Traditions of Mahayana Buddhism

Reflection, good luck, and enlightenment Mahayana Buddhists celebrate New Year in mid-January while other factions like the Japanese Zen celebrate it on December 31.[/tweetit]

It’s Chrismukkah Time Again! Christmas and Hanukkah Coincide This Year

The Christmas and Hanukkah holidays will overlap this year. Two of the most important holidays of the year for Christians and Jews will be

How Hindus Celebrate the New Year

How Hindus Celebrate the New Year

A look at how different Hindu groups celebrate the New Year. Many people follow the Gregorian calendar and celebrate the New Year each January

Happy Chinese New Year!

Traditions of Chinese New Year Out of the many holidays that transpire in China every year, The New Year celebrations tend to be more

How Mahayana Buddhists Celebrate New Year

New Year traditions of the largest sub-sect of Buddhism, Mahayana. Mahayana Buddhism is the largest branch or sub-division of the Buddhist religion. Compared to

The Church of Scientology Welcomes 2016, Looks Back to an Unprecedented Year of Expansion

Featured Contributor Linda Wieland recaps the Church of Scientology's New Year Celebration. The year 2015 was a triumphant year of accomplishment for the Church

Japanese New Year Traditions are Rooted in Buddhism and Shinto

Examining Japanese New Year traditions. New Year in Japan is an auspicious holiday. It symbolizes renewal. The event starts with “Bonenkai” or “forget the


Shinto believers take an ice-cold dip to purify their souls for the new year

About 100 male and female Shinto believers marked the 60th annual Shinto Cold-endurance purification festival by bathing in an ice-cold pool of water in

OBC Convert to Buddhism

Why are 6,000 Indians converting to Buddhism in the New Year?

An estimated 6,000 OBCs in Maharashtra, India are set to convert to Buddhism on New Year. There is a massive religious conversion taking place