Tags : Buddhist Lent Day


Alcohol ban for end of Buddhist Lent

PHUKET: Police have confirmed that the sale of alcohol will be banned for the 24 hours of this Friday (Oct 2) as the nation commemorates “Wan Org Pansa”, marking the end of Buddhist Lent. Phuket’s new Provincial Police Commander Maj Gen Witoon Kongsudjai confirmed this afternoon (Sept 30) that the alcohol ban will come into […]Read More


Buddhists nationwide make merit on Asanha Puja Day

KHON KAEN (NNT) – During the religious holidays of Asanha Puja Day and Buddhist Lent Day, people are going out to make merit at temples, while many buy Lent candles in tribute to the occasion. At the municipal fresh market in Phichit, a large number of people bought Lent candles, offerings, inner garments and yellow […]Read More


Buddhist Lent Exodus Causes Traffic Congestion

BANGKOK, July 4 (TNA) – Exodus to the North and the Northeast caused traffic congestion from early morning as people went on vacation during the extended holiday before the Buddhist Lent. For the four-day holiday, the cabinet ordered the Highways Department to waive tolls on Highway 7 (Bangkok-Chon Buri) and Highway 9 (Bangkok’s eastern ring […]Read More


Two day alcohol sales ban for Buddhist Lent holidays starts

The Department of Disease Control in Thailand confirmed in a post on social media this morning that there is a 48 hour ban on the sales of all alcohol this weekend and the official dates will be July 5th and 6th, 2020. This means that at Midnight Saturday night/Sunday morning, selling alcohol will be illegal […]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