Ashana Bucha Celebration

One of the most important Buddhist celebration day in Thailand,

for the Buddha’s 1st sermon to his 5 former disciples, setting up the essence of his teaching. Ceremony is usually made of monks sermons followed by candlelight processions in and around Wats (temples) all over the country. People will be walking clockwise around the temples, this is called ‘Circumambulation’, doing 3 rounds as for the Buddha, the Dharma and the Sangha (the Buddha, his teaching, and his disciples).

Comments