Holidays

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

(Dates for 2017)

(click on holiday name for further description)

Shusho-E (New Year’s Day) | January 1, 2017

Ho-Onko Service (Founder’s Memorial honoring Shinran Shonin) | January 15, 2017

Nehan-ye (Nirvana Day)  |  February 5, 2017

Eshinni/Kakushinni Service | March 5, 2017

O-Higan (Spring Equinox) | March 19, 2017

Hanamatsuri (Sakyamuni Buddha’s Birthday) | April 2, 2017

Gotan-E  (Founder’s Day Shinran Shonan’s Birthday) | May 21, 2017

Obon/Hatsubon (Memorial to ancestors) | July 16, 2017

BCA Founding Day| September 3, 2017

O-Higan (Fall Equinox) | September 17, 2017

Bishops’ Memorial – In honor of Rev. Tamai | October 15, 2017

Eitaikyo (Perpetual Chanting/Memorial) | November 19, 2017

Bodhi Day (Enlightenment Day) | December 3, 2017

Joya-e (New Year’s Eve) | December 31, 2017