LANNA KATHINA CEREMONY 2013

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Date: 16 November 2013

Time: 1 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.

Venue: Lanna Dhutanga, Nong Han Sub-district, San Sai District, Chiang Mai

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Lanna Kathina is a merit ceremony that is organised according to the Dhamma Practitioner, which stipulates that a Kathina ceremony must be done within one month after the last day of the Buddhist Lent, during the 1st day of the waning moon of the 11th Lunar month until the 15th day of the waxing moon of the 12th Lunar month.

During the Lanna Kathina Ceremony 2013, which is being organised by the Lanna Kalyanamitra and Lanna Dhutanga, Kathina robe set will be offered to a monk who has purified his precepts, meditated and attained wisdom through the teaching of the Lord Buddha at any monastery all through the lent period.

The Kathina robe set offering will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., followed by the celebration of Lanna Kathina Ceremony Lanterns Floating for paying homage to the Lord Buddha from 6.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m.

Admission to participate in the ceremony is free, but interested persons wanting to participate in this ceremony are advised to adhere to instructions regarding moral ethics and fire safety measures.

Sales and consumption of alcoholic beverages in the activity area are prohibited. Participants are advised to wear Lanna traditional, white or polite attire.

For fire safety reasons, participants are not allowed to bring in sky lanterns from outside or sell or light firecrackers, fireworks or other materials that can cause sparks. The organising will be providing standardised Dhammachai Sky Lanterns that will be used and available for sale at the activity field.

Contact Details:

Lanna Dhutanga

Tel: +66 (0) 5335-3174-6