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East marks double Buddhist holiday

Buddhists throughout the east spent two days making merit, giving alms, studying Dharma and making charitable donations for the double holiday of Asalaha Bucha...

Monday, June 1 is Visakha Bucha Day

Banks and government offices closed Monday, June 1, is one of the most venerated holidays on the Buddhist calendar: Visakha Bucha Day. This Buddhist...

Pattaya Buddhists mark Asalaha Bucha, start of Buddhist Lent

It was a quieter Friday and Saturday in Pattaya as typical party nights were transformed into evenings for religious reverence for Asalaha Bucha Day...

Khao Pansaa candle parade & contest set for July 9-10

Parts or all of Beach Road will be closed from 1-6 p.m. July 9 as the city rolls out its annual Khao Pansaa (Buddhist...

No booze for Valentine’s Day in Pattaya

Valentine’s Day romantics will have to find another way to get their loved one into the right mood after Pattaya’s police chief said he...

1,000 Buddhists chant 3 days in Red Cross ‘ultimate prayer’ event

More than 1,000 Chonburi residents chanted “the ultimate prayer” for three days and nights to mark Asalaha Bucha Day and the start of Buddhist...

Buddhist Lent begins next week

July 22 & 23 This year, the Buddhist holy days of Asalaha Bucha and Khao Pansaa fall on July 22 & 23.  Both are...

Alcohol sales banned July 22-23

Back-to-back Buddhist holidays this week mean two dry days in Pattaya as bars, restaurants and entertainment venues are barred from selling alcohol. Asalaha Bucha...

Thailand celebrates two major Buddhist holidays

Last weekend, parades filled the streets and local temples were filled with worshipers as Thailand celebrated two major Buddhist holidays, Asalaha Bucha Day and...

Buddhist Lent begins today

August 2 & 3 This year, the Buddhist holy days of Asalaha Bucha and Khao Pansaa fall on August 2 & 3....