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2016 Obon Festival

Presented by Salt Lake Buddhist Temple at Salt Lake Buddhist Temple, Salt Lake City UT

Jul 09 2016
2016 Obon Festival

This festival is usually held on the second Saturday of July.  It is the largest festival of the year.  The Obon Festival and the Obon Memorial Service are held in recognition of a story found in the Ulambana Sutra.  The story concerns one of Shakyamuni Buddha’s ten great disciples, Mogallana.

At the festival, there is food, Taiko drumming, dancing and temple tours.  All are welcome to attend.



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Salt Lake Buddhist Temple

211 West 100 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

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