Holidays

Longmont Buddhist Temple observes the following Shin Buddhist Holidays with special services:

(Dates for 2018)

(click on holiday name for further description)

Shusho-E (New Year’s Day) | January 7, 2018

Ho-Onko Service (Founder’s Memorial honoring Shinran Shonin) | January 21, 2018

Nehan-ye (Nirvana Day)  |  February 4, 2018

Eshinni/Kakushinni Service | March 4, 2018

O-Higan (Spring Equinox) | March 18, 2018

Hanamatsuri (Sakyamuni Buddha’s Birthday) | April 1, 2018

Gotan-E  (Founder’s Day Shinran Shonan’s Birthday) | May 20, 2018

Obon/Hatsubon (Memorial to ancestors) | July 8, 2018 at Roger’s Grove Park

BCA Founding Day | September 2, 2018

O-Higan (Fall Equinox) | September 16, 2018

Bishops’ Memorial – In honor of Rev. Tamai | October 21, 2018

Eitaikyo (Perpetual Chanting/Memorial) | November 18, 2018

Bodhi Day (Enlightenment Day) | December 2, 2018

Joya-e (New Year’s Eve) | December 31, 2018