Wesak (Buddhism) Wesak is the most important day of the year for Buddhists. Coming on the full moon, it marks the triple celebration of the Buddha’s Birth, Enlightenment, and Final Demise. (North America)
Saka New Year (Buddhism) The Saka calendar’s New Year’s Day is a religious and cultural celebration for Sinhalese, Indians, Burmese, Kampucheans, Laotians, and Thais. (Theravada)
Kwan Yin Day (Buddhism) Buddhism teaches that everyone may reach the perfected state and each person is a Bodhisattva or Buddha to be. In Chinese tradition, the symbolic future Buddha is Kwan Yin, a female dispensing compassion with a thousand arms. (Mahayana: Chinese, Vietnamese)
Chinese/Vietnamese/Korean New Year 4708, Year of the Tiger (Buddhism) The first day after the new (dark) moon is a religious and cultural festival celebrated by Chinese, Vietnamese, and Koreans of Buddhist and other backgrounds as New Year’s Day for the year 4708 (Year of the Tiger) in the Chinese calendar. Tibetans may celebrate February 15.