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COVID-19: Buddhists invited to perform Visakha Puja Day activities at

BANGKOK (NNT) – The Minister attached to the Prime Minister’s Office, Tewan Liptapallop, paid homage to the abbot of Rakhang Khositaram Temple in Bangkok on the occasion of Visakha Puja (Vesak) Day, an important day for Buddhists, commemorating the birth, enlightenment, and death of Buddha. Minister Tewan delivered 10,000 Baht in cash, sacks of rice, […]Read More

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Thai and Lao Buddhists Join Visakha Bucha Week Merit Making

LOEI, May 27 (TNA) – Buddhists in Thai and Lao border towns on Monday jointly organised a merit making ceremony marking the Visakha Bucha week in Loei province, northeastern Thailand. Hundreds of people gathered at a bridge over Mekong River in Loei’s Tha Li district on Monday. Full story: tna.mcot.net TNARead More

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Buddhists Offer Alms on Visakha Bucha Day

BANGKOK, May 18 (TNA) – Devout Buddhists throughout Thailand on Saturday offered morning alms, listened to teachings given by senior monks at temples to mark Visakha Bucha Day. Visakha Bucha Day commemorates three major events in the life of Lord Buddha: his birth, his enlightenment and his death. Full story: tna.mcot.net TNARead More

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Thailand’s Buddhism Promotion Week begins

BANGKOK, 12 MAY 2019(NNT)- The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is holding an auspicious event for Buddhists to pay homage to the sacred relics of Lord Buddha, marking the annual Visakha Bucha Day. The Deputy Governor of Bangkok, Chakkaphan Phewngam, presided over the ceremony to bring the sacred relics of Lord Buddha from the Grand Palace […]Read More

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Thais nationwide observe Visakha Bucha Day today

Thai Buddhists woke up early in the morning Wednesday and went to nearby temples to make merit to mark Visakha Bucha Day. Traffic was light in Bangkok this morning as today is a public holiday when all government and private sector offices closed. Full story: thaipbs.or.th Thai PBSRead More

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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

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Buddhists celebrates Visakha Bucha Day today

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) on Tuesday held a mass merit making to offer alms to 232 Buddhist monks at Sanam Luang to mark the World Visakha Bucha Day. The religious ceremony presided over by BMA permanent secretary Mrs Ninnart Chalitanon was also to make merit for His Majesty the King’s 87th birthday anniversary and […]Read More

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Buddhists across Thailand celebrate Visakha Bucha Day

Friday is Visakha Bucha Day and the most important of days on the Buddhist Calendar. Its also a national holiday in Thailand to celebrate the three important steps in the life of The Buddha, the birth, the enlightenment and the passing, which miraculously fall on the same month and date, Friday sees a full moon […]Read More