Nirvana Day: World of Awakening

By Bishop Kenjun Kawawata

Traditionally, many people on February 15 observe Nirvana Day, the day when Shakyamuni Buddha passed away.

When we hear about the Buddha, we often think he was not like us, but rather someone more like a super human being. We should not forget he really was the same as you and me. He was born as a human being and he died as a human being.

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