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Makha Bucha Day - Thailand

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Makha Bucha Day

Buddhist festival which falls on the full moon day of the third lunar month and marks the anniversary of Lord Buddha's sermon in Veluwan garden. Nine months after his enlightenment, without concert, 1,250 disciples spontaneously came to pay homage to him the night of the full moon. Buddha taught them Ovat Patimok: do good, avoid evil and keep the purity of your soul.
Festivities and celebrations will take place everywhere in the kingdom. And at night there are candles processions have around some temples.
Makha Bucha comes from the Hindu word Magha and Sanskrit word pooja, it means celebration of worship.
Note that the party may in some years be celebrated in March. it depends on the moon calendar.

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