☯ 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!
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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Monthly and daily horoscope of March and April 2018 for the 12 signs of the Chinese zodiac. The Wood Rabbit Month begins on March 17, 2018 and ends on April 16, 2018. The Year of the Dog 2018 is now well underway. The Month of the Rabbit of 2018 is an ideal time to prepare or implement new projects in a serene atmosphere. Lovers can also rejoice, as long as they manage to retain a semblance of lucidity about the fervor of the feelings lavished on them.