Soon after his Enlightenment the Buddha rose from where he had been sitting, went to find his former disciples and shared his experience with them. This event, which happened at a place called Sarnath in northern India, might be called the start of the Buddhism. It is this that Dharma Day celebrates near the full moon in July.
On this day Buddhists can express their gratitude that the Buddha and other Enlightened masters have shared their teachings with other people.
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