Kadampa Buddhism

New Kadampa Tradition – International Kadampa Buddhist Union
Founded by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

Celebrating Buddha’s Return from Heaven Day

September 22 marks the celebration of Buddha’s Return from Heaven Day.

The following explanation is an extract from a talk given by Geshe Kelsang on this day in 1991:

‘On this day we celebrate Buddha’s return from the desire god realm called Land of the Thirty-three Heavens, where he had been to visit his mother who had been reborn there.

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