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Makha Bucha Day 2019

One of the holiest days for Buddhists, celebrates the day when 1250 disciples of Buddha gathered for his preaching. The holiday includes one of the most spectacular ceremonies in Buddhism

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The Makha Bucha Day, also known as Maka Puja, celebrates Buddha's preaching and includes a most interesting and stunning ceremony called wian tian, which means circle and candle literally. People gather round the main temple in the town and start walking around it holding the lighted candles. A truly remarkable scene, we guarantee!

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