Digital Buddhist Calendar 2024

Your ‘plug and play’ guide to deepen your spiritual practice.

Available on Google and Apple Calendar.

What’s included

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Observance Days

The calendar include dates of major holy days that are observed across the 3 major Buddhist traditions: Mahayana, Theravada, Vajrayana:

  • 8th Medicine Buddha Day
  • Abhidhamma Day
  • Āsāḷhā Pūjā/ Dhamma Day
  • Birthday of Guan Yin/ Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara
  • Bodhi Day
  • Lhabab Düchen
  • Loy Krathong Festival
  • Maitreya Buddha’s Birthday
  • Mahayana New Year
  • Parinirvana Day
  • Pravāraṇā Day
  • Sakyamuni Renunciation Day
  • Tibetan New Year
  • Ullambana
  • Vesākha Pūjā
Lunar Observance Days (Uposatha)

Uposatha days falls on full and new moon, as per the dates in the lunar calendar, established through traditional calculation methods. 

Due to the moon’s full size and radiant luminosity, the full moon day is considered the most auspicious among the four lunar phases. Buddhists globally would take part in various activities to cultivate moral virtue, mindfulness, and wisdom.

Commemoration days of Buddhist Masters

Well-practised monastic members show us that the path to liberation is possible. They are the reflection and embodiment of the Buddha Dhamma.

A few masters, though passed on, have left a legacy and the teachings continue to impact many globally.

We’ve marked these days to commemorate their life and impact. You’ll access birthday /memorial day markers about: 

  • Ajahn Chah
  • Master Sheng Yen 
  • Master Hsing Yun 
  • Thich Nhat Hanh
  • Thubten Zopa Rinpoche
  • The 14th Dalai Lama

Deepen your understanding, faith, and wisdom

with curated teachings from the Pali Canon and resources on Buddhist practices every observance day.

Meaning and origin

Know the significance of the observance days and how they came about in order to better appreciate them.

Recommended Suttas

Be inspired by the words of the Buddha by reading suttas and discourses related to the observance.

Buddhist teachings

Gain bite-sized wisdom with our curated resource for you to consume and reflect upon.

Why download this calendar?

Renew your aspirations

Don’t wait for a new year to set intentions. These observance days provide perfect moments for renewal and reflection, guiding you toward a path of purpose.

Learn and be inspired

Receive timely reminders to delve into the teachings of revered Buddhist masters. Each day is an opportunity to expand your knowledge and deepen your practice.

Pause and Reflect

Take a pause for self-contemplation. Our calendar empowers you to explore the depths of your mind, fostering mental well-being in today’s fast-paced world.

Deepen your practice

Understanding and reflecting on the significance of major holy days turn blind ritualistic practices into purposely practices that aid in our spiritual cultivation of faith, perseverance, mindfulness, stillness, and wisdom.

Accessible and convenient

In the old times, we cherished physical calendars. Now, our digital version provides easy access to ageless teachings at your fingertips.

Tech-Friendly Integration

Easily add the calendar to your desktop or mobile device (compatible with Android and iOS). Follow our step-by-step guide to seamlessly weave the wisdom into your daily routine.

Renew, Reflect, and Resolve

Lead your year more purposefully with wholesome practices. Download our exclusive calendar for a suggested sponsorship of SGD 2.50.

Your contribution supports our mission to spread practical Buddhist wisdom.