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Uposatha 2013

Postby Hickersonia » Mon Dec 10, 2012 1:12 pm

I was just wondering if anyone had come across a 2013 Uposatha calendar.

For 2012, I've been following this:
http://www.accesstoinsight.org/ptf/dham ... a2012.html

I have yet to find anything similar for next year.

If you happen to see one, do share please. :)

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Re: Uposatha 2013

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Mon Dec 10, 2012 1:38 pm

I think Than Geoff will post it as soon as the dates have been worked out.
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Re: Uposatha 2013

Postby Yana » Sun Dec 30, 2012 10:55 pm

Oh HI!

I joined the Uposatha Observance Club!I want to start observing Uposatha days staring 2013 so am really looking forward for the whole calender or dates. :anjali:

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Postby Cittasanto » Sun Dec 30, 2012 10:59 pm



He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
...
He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them … he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form.

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Re: Uposatha 2013

Postby Monkey Mind » Mon Dec 31, 2012 2:23 am

I remember it was the same last year, the 2012 calendar was not available until right at the New Year.
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Re: Uposatha 2013

Postby appicchato » Mon Dec 31, 2012 7:26 am

A google search will link to several...

http://www.urbandharma.org/pdf1/forest- ... r-2013.pdf

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Re: Uposatha 2013

Postby Bhikkhu Pesala » Mon Dec 31, 2012 11:39 am

My calendar has been available for some time:

http://www.aimwell.org/News/news.html

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Re: Uposatha 2013

Postby Ben » Mon Dec 31, 2012 11:46 am

Thank you, Bhante.
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Postby Hickersonia » Mon Dec 31, 2012 2:18 pm

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Re: Uposatha 2013

Postby Alobha » Mon Dec 31, 2012 3:08 pm

http://www.urbandharma.org/udharma6/2004cal.html

The Forestsangha Calendar is worth a look, too.

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Re: Uposatha 2013

Postby mikenz66 » Mon Dec 31, 2012 7:49 pm

It may be worth pointing out that the days can vary from country to country and even for Thailand-orginated calendars can differ by a day between the different Nikayas. So Access to Insight [2012 here, I can't see 2013 yet, despite it being 2013 already for me... ] uses the Dhammayut calculation [but notes the mahanikaya differences], and I believe the Ajahn Chah monasteries use the Mahanikaya calculation (as does my Wat). Sometimes major full-moon event such as Visākha Pūjā can be displaced by 4 weeks between Thailand and Sri Lanka (when there are two full moons in a particular month).

Of course, it's of no particular consequence, but useful to be aware of so that you turn up to events on the right day...

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Re: Uposatha 2013

Postby Yana » Mon Dec 31, 2012 11:31 pm

Hi everyone,Happy New Year!

I use the events guide in the Buddhist Society of Victoria, if you scroll through them you'll find certain days, it's typed in red under the date, and lets you know if it's a full moon or new moon.

I also downloaded the one Alobha gave,but some of the dates didn't match, it was a day later.So maybe this only works if you live in Australia.???

sorry,i'm new to this.Will start to observe Uposatha days this year!! :D

Anyways here's the link http://bsv.net.au/

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Re: Uposatha 2013

Postby mikenz66 » Tue Jan 01, 2013 3:12 am

Hi Yana,

I should have mentioned in my previous post that the calculation is not as simple as whether it is full moon, new moon, etc (I understand that it is quite arcane...). As I said, even the two different sects in Thailand sometimes come up with different days...

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Re: Uposatha 2013

Postby Cittasanto » Tue Jan 01, 2013 10:40 am



He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
...
He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them … he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form.

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Re: Uposatha 2013

Postby Cittasanto » Tue Jan 01, 2013 10:54 am



He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
...
He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them … he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form.

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Re: Uposatha 2013

Postby mikenz66 » Tue Jan 01, 2013 11:00 am

I've no idea how it is actually calculated, but the key point is that different sects have different dates. It makes sense to use the same calendar as your friends/local monastery/etc, otherwise you might turn up to Vesak or something on the wrong day and wonder why no-one else showed up... :thinking:

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Re: Uposatha 2013

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• • • • (Upasampadā: 24th June, 1979)

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Re: Uposatha 2013

Postby Cittasanto » Tue Jan 01, 2013 12:29 pm



He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
...
He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them … he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form.

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Re: Uposatha 2013

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Fri Jan 11, 2013 11:46 am

Here is the calendar from Wat Metta that we use for the Uposatha Observance Club
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