February 15th is Parinirvana or Nirvana day for Buddhists all around the world.

Facts about Parinirvana Day:

The word ‘Nirvana’ means ‘to extinguish’, such as extinguishing the flame of a candle.

It’s a traditional day for pilgrimmage. Pilgrims may visit a number of shrines or temples as part of their celebration.

Nirvana is the ultimate aim for a Buddhist.

Meditation on Parinirvana Day is often focused on reading the Nirvana Sutra, which covers the Buddha’s last days on Earth

A good day to take time out, reflect and meditate. #parinirvana #buddhism #meditatie #meditation #nirvana