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


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. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

// EPA-EFE PHOTO

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

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

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

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

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

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

// EPA-EFE PHOTO

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

// EPA-EFE PHOTO

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

// EPA-EFE PHOTO

 

Published : July 27, 2018

By : Korbphuk Phromrekha The Nation EPA-EFE