While the ball has long since dropped in Times Square and midnight confetti is now en route to incineration in Newark, not everyone has rung in the New Year just yet. It’s the first full moon in January, which means that tonight marks the beginning of Mahayana, the traditional Buddhist New Year celebration. Get your zen on and head to a local temple where meditative monks and fellow Mahayana buddhists will ring in 2012 with prayers for an auspicious year.
Location varies. Be present where you are.