Observance Day; 1 Definition(s)
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General definition (in Buddhism)
a sacred day or sabbath, occurring every lunar fortnight. On this day, Buddhists re affirm their Dhamma practice in terms of precepts and meditation. (In Pali, Uposatha.)Source: Amaravati: Glossary
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