PHOTO: Thai Buddhists celebrate ahead of the Buddhist Lent or Khao Pansa day

national July 27, 2018 18:16

By Korbphuk Phromrekha
The Nation
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Thai people in traditional costumes carry candles on boats during celebrations to mark the start of the Buddhist Lent in Phak Hai district of Ayutthaya Province on Friday.



More than a hundred boats with candles take part the parade in Lat Chado canal, in a procession comprising symbols of Buddhism to mark the Buddhist Lent or Khao Pansa, is a three month long period beginning on the first day after the full moon on the eight lunar month, which this year falls on 28 July. 

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