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When is Mahayana New Year 2021?

Mahayana New Year 2021 started on Thursday 28th Jan, 2021 (28/01/2021) 608 days ago

What is Mahayana New Year?

Mahayana New Year

The first full moon in January marks the beginning of the new year in the countries which conform to the Mahayana Buddhism beliefs. Nonetheless, the Buddhist New Year falls on a different day depending on ethnicity and country. For instance, Chinese, Koreans, and Vietnamese hold their celebrations in correspondence with the lunar calendar – either late January or early February. Whereas Tibetans customarily celebrate roughly one month later.

Dates for Mahayana New Year from 2015 to 2022

The next occurrence of Mahayana New Year is marked in red

When is ...?WeekdayDateDays away
Mahayana New Year 2022TuesdayJan 18th 253 days ago
Mahayana New Year 2021ThursdayJan 28th 608 days ago
Mahayana New Year 2020FridayJan 10th 992 days ago
Mahayana New Year 2019MondayJan 21st 1346 days ago
Mahayana New Year 2018TuesdayJan 2nd 1730 days ago
Mahayana New Year 2017ThursdayJan 12th 2085 days ago
Mahayana New Year 2016SundayJan 24th 2439 days ago
Mahayana New Year 2015MondayJan 5th 2823 days ago
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Mahayana New Year also known as

Quick Facts

Start DateJan 28, 2021
When? Ended 608 days ago
Duration1 Day
Type Buddhist Holidays

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