Dali Holiday Calendar – October 2014

China National Day – October 1

Commemorating the foundation of the People’s Republic of China on Oct 1st, 1949.

Birthday of the Five Village God – October 8

On the fifteenth day of the 9th month of the lunar calendar, many members of the Bai minority will gather in Yongning village to make offerings and worship a local God.

Guanyin Bodhisattva Attainment Day – October 12

Goddess of Mercy, Guanyin, is among the most common and widely worshiped figures in Chinese Buddhism. When confronted with a variety of problems in life, as long one holds the belief Bodhisattva, and recites the Bodhisattva’s name, then she will come to the rescue.