Thailand #2235 (2006)

Visakhapuja Day / วันวิสาขบูชา

Each year on the full moon of the sixth Thai lunar month, Thailand participates in the Buddhist observance of Visakhapuja Day (วันวิสาขบูชา — Wan Visakhabucha) commemorating the birth, enlightenment and passing of the Buddha. It is also observed as Thai National Tree Day (วันต้นไม้แห่งชาติ — Wan Tonmai Haeng Chart). Vesak (Vesākha in Pali and Vaiśākha in Sanskrit), also known as Buddha Purnima and Buddha Day, is a holiday … Continue reading Visakhapuja Day / วันวิสาขบูชา