TBCM wishes all who celebrate this season much joy and wholesome festivities.
The Mid-Autumn Festival is celebrated on the 15th day of the 8th month of the Chinese lunar calendar (in September or October). Mid-Autumn Festival 2020 is on 1 October.
The Festival is a time for family reunion and peace, and is celebrated when the moon is believed to be the biggest and fullest as the full moon is a symbol of prosperity, happiness, and family reunion.
In Dhammapada Verse 204, the Buddha said,
‘Health is the most precious gain and contentment the greatest wealth.
A trustworthy person is the best kinsman, Nibbāna the highest bliss.’