Ullambana

Ullambana
Date and time
All day, September 02, 2020
Description

Culture or religion: Buddhist

Ullambana means “deliverance from suffering,” and specifically refers to the salvation of anguished souls in Hell. This concept originates from the Buddhist legend of Maudgalyayana saving his mother from Hades. The Ullambana festival reinforces the important concept of filial piety which is deep-rooted in Asian culture.

NOTE: This calendar listing is intended to provide information about the named cultural/religious observation and is not intended as an actual campus event. If a campus event is associated with this observance, it will be listed separately on the master calendar.

Event sponsor
Admission
Open to public, alumni, current students, faculty, future students, staff
Location
TBA