Uposatha (en sánscrito: Upavasatha) es un día de precepto budista, instaurado en tiempo histórico del Buda. En el mundo occidental se ha comparado a la noción Judeo-Cristiana del Sabbath. En este día, los laicos y los monjes intensifican su devoción.

Dependiendo de la tradición se observan de dos a seis días Uposatha cada mes lunar.

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