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Buddhist Lent ends Tuesday, October 27

Tuesday, October 27 marks the end of this year’s Buddhist Lent, or Auk Pansaa, celebrated on the full moon night of the eleventh lunar...

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...

Prayers and merit making mark end of Buddhist Lent

Buddhists from Sattahip to Pattaya celebrated the end of three months of lent and welcomed the traditional end of rainy season with offerings of...

Buddhist Lent ends Wednesday, October 8

Wednesday, October 8 marks the end of this year’s Buddhist Lent, or Auk Pansaa, celebrated on the full moon night of the eleventh lunar...

Chonburi buffaloes race again Oct. 4-10

Buffalo racing returns to Chonburi the day before the end of Buddhist Lent in the province’s annual festival featuring games and contests. Deputy Gov....

Candle parades light up Buddhist Lent

Buddhists across the Eastern Seaboard lit the way for monks heading into seclusion with candle parades to mark the start of Buddhist Lent.  Shown...

Special Report: Asalha Puja celebrates existence of Triple Gem

A Buddhism week is held each year during July in Thailand to enable government and private sectors to organize religious activities to mark two...

An early start to Buddhist Lent

Early morning rush hour traffic came to a standstill in North Pattaya recently when the students from the Pattaya Redemptorist School for the Blind...

Special Report: Buddhist Thais nationwide to celebrate candle festival

International and local travelers are invited to join the Thai Buddhist community nationwide in celebrating the start of Buddhist Lent 2014. Referred to as...

Time of illumination: traditional candle festival marks the start of Buddhist...

Bangkok, 2 July 2014 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) invites international and local travellers to join the Thai Buddhist community nationwide in...

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