The Sick Full Moon Poya Day falls in the present day.
It’s the penultimate Poya of the 12 months and marks the tip of the wet season and the conclusion of the three-month retreat (Vassana-Samaya). Additionally it is thought-about to be the final full moon day on which the Katina Chiwara Pooja will be carried out.
Based on the historical past books, many essential occasions within the historical past of Buddhism occurred on a Poya day like in the present day.
It’s mentioned that the deployment of the primary sixty messengers within the propagation of the Dhamma and the arrival of the Supreme Buddha at Uruvel Danavva to subdue the then undeveloped Yaksha tribal military in Lanka led by the threefold advanced of Uruvel Danavva.
After ascending from the heavens to the human world, the Deva Rohana and the Supreme Buddha Agasav Sariyut the Nice Arahat attained Maha Parinirvana at his mom’s home on an Sick Full Moon day like in the present day.