In Vesak day or Buddhist days, there is a ceremony called in Thai "Wien Tien" which Buddhist will hold their candle lights and walk around the temple or other Buddhist places 3 rounds praying and make a wish.

Alcohol Sales Banned Nationwide in Thailand On Visakha Bucha Day

Visakha Bucha Day, also known as Vesak, 2024 will be on May 22nd, which is a public holiday. The sale of all types of alcoholic beverages is prohibited in convenience stores and entertainment venues on religious holidays under Thai law.

Thai and Lao Buddhists Join Visakha Bucha Week Merit Making

Vesak Day is an important Buddhist holiday in Thailand, marking three significant events in the life of the Buddha: his birth, enlightenment, and passing away. These events all occurred on the same day, the full moon day of the sixth lunar month.

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By Kittisak Phalaharn

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