A temple in Ubolratana District, Khon Kae

Government launches national Kathina celebration

BANGKOK (NNT) – The government has launched a nationwide celebration of Kathina, a traditional Buddhist observation practiced after Buddhist Lent.

The government is encouraging faithful Buddhists across the country to observe the Kathina celebration, with a national celebration period set from 11 October to 8 November this year. Observed after Buddhist Lent, Kathina is a celebration where Buddhists offer new robes to monks, along with other donations.

Full story: National News Bureau of Thailand

Reporter: Tanakorn Sangiam,
Rewriter: Thammarat Thadaphrom
National News Bureau of Thailand

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