Tags : Asanha Bucha


Religious holidays bring two alcohol ban days, three-day weekend

PHUKET: People across Phuket woke today to a 48-hour ban on the sale of alcohol as the nation commemorates the major Buddhist holidays Asarnha Bucha Day and Khao Phansa (Buddhist Lent) this weekend. The auspicious Buddhist holidays Asarnha Bucha Day and Khao Phansa (Buddhist Lent), also called “Vassa”, will be observed today and tomorrow (July […]Read More


Provinces across the country hold alms giving ceremonies to mark

SURIN, 27th July 2018 (NNT) – Buddhists across the country engaged in ceremonies this morning to mark Asalha Bucha Day. Surin Buddhists and tourists in the province gathered at the Phraya Surin Pakdee Srinarong Jangwang Monument at 7:09a.m. today to give alms of dried food to monks riding elephants, a tradition unique to Surin. A […]Read More


Thais visit Buddhism Promotion Week event at Sanam Luang

BANGKOK, 24th July 2018 (NNT) – Thai people are already visiting the Buddhism Promotion Week event at Sanam Luang ahead of this year’s Asanha Bucha Day and Buddhist Lent Day. After the Ministry of Culture held a ceremony to relocate Buddha’s relics from Wat Saket and the Grand Palace, for installation at Sanam Luang ceremonial […]Read More


Buddhists across the country engage in merit making activities on

THAILAND, 19 July 2016 (NNT) – Buddhists across the country are engaging in merit making activities on the occasion of Asanha Bucha Day, while also providing candle offerings to temples for Buddhist Lent. In Surin Province, residents, officials and tourists gathered at the plaza of Phraya Surin Phakdi Si Narong Changwang Monument to give alms […]Read More


Buddhists celebrating Asanha Bucha and Buddhist Lent Days

BANGKOK, 17 July 2016 (NNT) – Buddhists nationwide are making merit in celebration of the Asanha Bucha Day and Buddhist Lent Day this year. The Office of National Buddhism are organizing the Buddhism promotion week on the occasion of the Asanha Bucha and Buddhist Lent Days from 15 – 20 July 2016 at Phuttha Monthon […]Read More


Buddhist spendings on religious days to exceed 10 billion baht

Buddhist spendings on religious products and necessary goods offered to monks and religious related activities this year will exceed 10 billion baht in total in three important religious days. The three significant Buddhism days are Makha Bucha, Visakha Bucha and Asalha Bucha (or Sangha day). Read more: thaipbs.or.thRead More


Thailand prepares to celebrate Asanha Bucha Day on July 11

Provinces across the country are preparing to organize religious activities in early July to commemorate the Asanha Bucha Day, which falls on July 11 this year. In certain areas close to Bangkok, candle processions, mass alms-making ceremonies, and dharma talks will be held at Nakhon Pathom’s Buddha Monton area. Members of the royal family are […]Read More