Five-day-long weekend approaching in Thailand to celebrate two major Buddhist holidays, starting Wednesday

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National - Starting tomorrow, Thailand will have a five-day-long weekend as two Buddhist holidays are approaching on July 13th for Asanha Bucha Day and the 14th for the beginning of the Buddhist Lent while the...

Buddhists in Phuket Join Together for Buddhist Days – PHOTO TOUR

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Phuket – Buddhists in Phuket joined in with the ceremonies for Asarnha Bucha Day and the start of Buddhist Lent, two major Buddhism Days. On Tuesday night (August 1st), officials led by the Phuket Governor Naroong...

Buddhists in Phuket join candle ceremonies for Asahna Bucha, religious holidays continue

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Phuket – Many Buddhists in Phuket joined in candle ceremonies (Wien Tien) on Asahna Bucha Day last night (July 13th) at local temples. Asanha Bucha Day is celebrated annually on the full moon day of the...

Buddhist Officials Inspect Phuket Temples to Prevent Foreign Business Fraud After Chonburi Incident

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Phuket – The National Office of Buddhism inspected temples in Phuket to prevent fraud by foreign owned businesses after Chinese owned businesses reportedly sold fake religious amulets at a temple in Chonburi. On Thursday (August 17th),...

Thai-Chinese Hungry Ghost local tradition in Phuket is underway

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Phuket – The Thai-Chinese Hungry Ghost local tradition in Phuket has started. The launch of the annual ceremony was held yesterday (August 14th) on the second floor at the Tessaban 1 Market or Ban San Market...

The Original Thailand Vegetarian Festival Begins in Phuket This Weekend

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The annual Phuket Vegetarian Festival will be held for nine days starting this upcoming weekend. This year the festival will be from October 15th to October 23rd, 2023. The Vegetarian Festival is a belief of...

Phuket organizes annual Tenth Lunar Month Buddhism Festival

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Phuket – Phuket locals joined in the annual Tenth Lunar Month which is an important Buddhism festival in the South of Thailand. People who mark this festival believe that their ancestors are temporarily released to this...

Thailand’s Muslim Spiritual Leader Dies Days After His Brother was Stabbed to Death

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PRESS RELEASE: Following the announcement of Office of the Sheikhul Islam regarding H.E. Mr. Aziz Phitakkumpon, the 18th Sheikhul Islam of the Kingdom of Thailand, who was receiving medical treatment under Royal Patronage at Chulalongkorn...

End of Buddhist Lent celebrates in Thailand on Monday, alcohol sales prohibited for 24...

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National - Today, October 10th, marks the end of the Buddhist Lent and the end of rainy season in Thailand. The day, which is also observed as a Buddhist holiday, was recognized as the end of...

Alcohol Sales Banned for End of Buddhist Lent This Upcoming Sunday

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Thailand – The end of Buddhist Lent this year will be on Sunday, October 29th when alcohol sales will be banned nationwide for 24 hours. The End of Buddhist Lent also called “Awk Phansa” in Thai...
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