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Vassa, Shetland Islands

Vassa, also called Rains Retreat, and sometimes called Buddhist Lent in English language publications. (This is anachronistic as the so-called Buddhist Lent was established by the Buddha around 500 years before the birth of Christianity. ) Vassa is the three-month annual retreat observed by Theravada practitioners.
Administrative CountyShetland Islands
Traditional CountyShetland
OS GridHU4653
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland
 

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