Visakha Bucha Day in Thailand

In Thailand, Buddha's birthday is known as Visakha Bucha Day. Buddha Purnima is the most sacred day in the Buddhist calendar. It is the most important festival of the Buddhists and is celebrated with great enthusiasm. Although Buddhists regard every full moon as sacred, the moon of the month of Vaisakh has special significance [...]

2021-05-02T13:28:53+00:00May 25th, 2021|Blog, Buddism|

End of Buddhist Lent (Awk Phansa)

Maya, the mother of Buddha died a week after Buddha was born. She was reborn in the Trayastrimsa Heaven as a god named Santusita. To honour his mother, Buddha ascended to the Trayastrimsa Heaven and preached from the Abhidhamma texts to Santusita for three months. Boun Ok Phansa marks Buddha's return to earth and [...]

2020-10-05T06:42:54+00:00October 5th, 2020|Blog, Buddism|

What Is Buddhism?

Some key facts about Buddhism include: The religion’s founder, Buddha, is considered an extraordinary man, but not a god. The word Buddha means “enlightened.” The path to enlightenment is attained by utilizing morality, meditation and wisdom. Buddhists often meditate because they believe it helps awaken truth. Some scholars don’t recognize Buddhism as an organized [...]

2018-01-18T08:45:04+00:00January 18th, 2018|Buddism, Thai Culture|
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