• Fri, 25 May 2018 21:01
    Princess launches Buddhism week
    HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn on Friday launched Buddhism Promotion Week at a ceremony in Bangkok.
  • Fri, 25 May 2018 01:00
    Visakha Bucha at the Ancient City
    Ancient City in Samut Prakan province – the world’s largest outdoor museum – is preparing for Visakha Bucha Week at its Maha Viharn Wachiratham starting on Wednesday.
  • Wed, 10 May 2017 18:49
    King presides over Visakha Bucha Day ceremony
    His Majesty the King on Wednesday presided over a religious ceremony to mark Visakha Bucha Day at the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, inside the Grand Palace complex.
  • Tue, 02 May 2017 14:38
    King to preside over ceremony on Visakha Bucha Day
    His Majesty the King will preside over the merit-making ceremony to mark Visakha Bucha Day at the Temple of the Emerald Buddha on May 10, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Tuesday.
  • Tue, 02 May 2017 01:00
    Marking Vesak
    The Mall Group celebrates Visakha Bucha with activities aimed at new generation Buddhists
  • Sat, 21 May 2016 01:00
    Buddhists commemorate Visakha Bucha Day
    THAIS nationwide joined Buddhists all over the world to make merit on the occasion of Visakha Bucha Day yesterday to commemorate the Lord Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and passing away.
  • Fri, 20 May 2016 01:00
    Bored by the old mantra, Asian youth need new Buddhist hook
    While the Buddha’s ideas are fast being adopted in the West as part of a 21st-century secular lifestyle, in the East the young generation is increasingly distancing itself from its Buddhist heritage. As we mark Visakha Bucha Day, the question of how to ma
  • Mon, 16 May 2016 01:00
    Ming wonders reborn
    For Visakha Bucha Day, replicas of Buddhist ritual paintings from China
  • Tue, 02 Jun 2015 01:00
    Deep South: Under the wreckage of lies, a complicated truth
    The killing of two Buddhist monks on Visakha Bucha day four years ago shed light on the nature of the conflict in this historically contested region
  • Tue, 02 Jun 2015 01:00
    Thais across the Kingdom, neighbouring countries mark Visakha Bucha Day
    BUDDHISTS nationwide yesterday participated in morning alms-giving and evening candlelight processions at temples to mark Visakha Bucha Day, which commemorated three great events: the birth, enlightenment and the passing away of the Lord Buddha.
  • Mon, 01 Jun 2015 12:57
    Yala Buddhists give alms to 99 monks amid stepped-up security
    Troops and police stepped up security at the Mueang Yala Temple, which is under the royal patronage, Monday morning when Yala Governor Samart Waradisai led officials and Buddhsits to give alms to 99 monks to mark the Visakha Bucha Day celebration.
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  • Wed, 14 May 2014 00:00
    Privy Councillor leads Visakha Bucha Day procession
    HIS MAJESTY the King assigned Privy Councillor Ampol Senanarong to lead the candlelit procession around a giant Buddha statue at Buddha Mondhol in Nakhon Pathom to celebrate Visakha Bucha Day yesterday.
  • Mon, 12 May 2014 00:00
    Full Moon party postponed to Wednesday
    The famous Full Moon party at Haad Rin beach on Koh Pha Ngan for this month will be postponed from Tuesday to Wednesday to avoid alcoholic ban sale on Visakha Bucha Day.
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  • Sat, 10 May 2014 00:00
    Listen to Lord Buddha's words, says top monk
    For the upcoming Visakha Bucha or Vesak Day, acting Supreme Patriarch Somdet Phra Maharatchamongkha-lachan urged all Buddhists to observe Lord Buddha's teachings and perform their duties with mindfulness and for the benefit of the majority.
  • Sat, 25 May 2013 00:00
    Attack mars Visakha Bucha
    Five paramilitary rangers killed in Pattani despite heightened security
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