When is the Lunar Bodhi Day for 2019?

Last week Thursday (Jan 31, 2019), Venus was very close to the waning crescent moon. Mrs. Hanamoku got a nice shot of it.

Today is Chinese New Year! The Lunar New Year. So I thought I’d mention the date of the next Lunar Bodhi Day.

The Lunar Bodhi day for 2019 is January 2, 2020. That is, the 8th day of the 12th New Moon of the lunar year that comprises most of 2019, which begins today, February 5, 2019.

As always, the standarized “secular” Bodhi Day 2019 is December, 8, 2019.

Here are a couple other blogs explaining the secular and lunar Bodhi Days: