Buddhists nationwide joyously made merit to mark Asana Bucha Day yesterday.
In Bangkok, Religious Affairs Department chief Sod DaengIed led members of the public to offer alms to 85 monks in the morning and attend a procession of Buddhist devotees with lighted candles walking clockwise around the golden pagoda at Wat Saket in the evening.
On this auspicious day, Sod also invited the attendees to worship the 2,000 year old Buddhist scripture there and urged them to do good deeds for His Majesty the King’s merit and the country’s peace.
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