☯ Lunar New Year 2018 is an important traditional Zen Buddhist celebration in China, while Buddhist holidays and festivals are celebrated all over Asia
The Nanhua Buddhist monastery, one of the 5 great schools of Buddhism, is also the Temple where Hui Neng (638 - 713), 6th and last patriarch of the Zen School of Buddhism lived and taught.
Our correspondent in Hong Kong and China sent us photographs taken by Buddhist monk 䆁悟佛 on 28th and 29th January 2017, first week-end of the Spring Festival and beginning of the Year of the Rooster 2017, inside Nanhua Zen Buddhist Temple.
Chinese New Year 2018, Year of the Earth Dog, begins on February 16, 2018 and lasts until February 4, 2019
Happy Zen Buddhist New Year 2018!
Lunar New Year 2017 celebrations at Nanhua Temple - Jan. 29, 2017 - Photo 䆁悟佛 for KarmaWeather © Nanhua Temple
Celebrations for the start of the Spring Festival at Nanhua Temple - Jan. 29, 2017 - Photo 䆁悟佛 for KarmaWeather © Nanhua Temple
January 28, 2017
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January 2018’s Monthly and daily horoscope for the 12 signs of the Chinese zodiac. The Month of the Water Rat begins on December 18, 2017 and ends on January 16, 2018. The New Year 2018 is the time to reflect on the failures and successes of the past year, but it’s also a period of celebration, joy and sharing with family and friends.