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Buddhist Lent ends Thursday, October 5

Thursday, October 5 marked the end of this year’s Buddhist Lent, or Auk Pansaa, celebrated on the full moon night of the eleventh lunar...

Dusit Thani Pattaya make merit

The staff and management of Dusit Thani Pattaya were led by GM Neoh Kean Boon when they recently brought donations of candles and other...

Thailand invites the world to join celebrations marking Buddhist Lent 2017

Bangkok, – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is inviting tourists and locals to observe the colourful festival of Khao Phansa Day, marking the...

Ministry of Culture and 5 provinces unite for Buddhist Lent extravaganza

UBON RATCHATHANI – The Ministry of Culture is working with five provinces to hold a major event marking the beginning of Buddhist Lent. The event’s...

Buddhist Lent ends on somber note

Overshadowed by the passing of HM the King, Buddhist Lent ended on a somber note with people flocking to area temples, but largely to...

Candle parades light up Eastern Seaboard’s Lent celebrations

Mid-summer each years sees Thais across the Eastern Seaboard engage in two days of ceremony and meditation as they mark one of the most...

Tourists flock to see Buddhist Lent procession with world’s longest candle...

UBON RATCHATHANI – A large number of tourists have flocked to see a Buddhist Lent procession with the world's longest candle in Ubon Ratchathani. Deputy...

Market inspection shows no price increase in Buddhism offerings

The Department of Internal Trade yesterday sent its officials to inspect shops selling religious Buddhism offerings throughout the country in wake of the upcoming...

Coming long holiday this weekend will see Thais spending over 5.7...

The coming long holiday over the weekend will see Thai people spending more than five billion baht in religious activities, travels and shopping, according...

Pattaya marks end of Buddhist Lent with reverence

Buddhists from Sattahip to Pattaya celebrated the end of three months of lent and welcomed monks back into the community with alms offerings from...

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