As an alternative to celebrate the New Year, temples nationwide offer “cross-year Buddhist prayer” for people who like to attend for good luck, while many others celebrated with friends and loved ones in cities or tourist destinations.
Acting Supreme Patriarch and abbot of Wat Paknam Bhasicharoen, Phra Maharajamangkhalajahn, yesterday granted a New Year blessing to the Thai public in rhyme, which in summary wished all to be happy and united.
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