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Pattaya residents walk, run on Visakha Bucha Day

Buddhist followers embraced the benefits of exercise as Pattaya organized a walk-run marathon for Visakha Bucha Day on May 13. Co-sponsored by the Pattaya...

Pattaya marks Visakha Bucha Day from dawn through dusk

Pattaya-area Buddhists circle Wat Nong Or, performing the Wien Thien ceremony on Visakha Bucha Day May 13.  Throughout the kingdom, this most holy of...

Pattaya organizes walk-run on May 13 for Visakha Bucha Day

Pattaya again will invite people to exercise and meditate during the annual Visakha Bucha Day walk-run. Deputy Mayor Wattana Chantanawaranon presided over the April...

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...

Buddhists mix running, meditation on Visakha Bucha Day

Buddhists mixed exercise and meditation as Pattaya organized a walk-run marathon for Visakha Bucha Day. Co-sponsored by the Pattaya Run and Bicycle for Health...

Chonburi marks Visakha Bucha Day with 3-part event

Chonburi officials and Chonkanyanukul School marked Visakha Bucha Day with alms giving, merit making and sermons. Gov. Khomsan Ekachai presided over the May 23...

Devotees observe Visakha Bucha Day with prayers and merit making

Friday parties give way to worship on Visakha Bucha Day Friday night parties turned to reverence as Pattaya-area Buddhists marked Visakha Bucha Day. Believers...

Today (Friday) is Visakha Bucha Day

Banks and government offices closed Friday, May 24, is one of the most venerated holidays on the Buddhist calendar: Visakha Bucha Day....

Alcohol sales banned Aug. 2-3

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

Eastern Buddhists mark 2,600th enlightenment anniversary on Visakha Bucha Day

Pattaya-area Buddhists flocked to area temples for Visakha Bucha Day which, this year, carried special significance as it marked the 2,600th anniversary of Lord...

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