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Ok Phansa

Wan Ok Phansa (Thai: วันออกพรรษา; literally "the Final Day of the Vassa") is the last day of the Thai-Lao observance of Vassa. It occurs in October, three lunar ...

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Ok Phansa
Oct 5, 2009 The legend of Ok Phansa has it that the Lord Buddha retreated to heaven to deliver a sermon to his mother who had died seven days after.
Blue Jade, Les Parfums d'Asie du Sud-Est - Air Mandalay
Mar 20, 2015 Khao Phansa (Candles Festival) in Thailand: July 31 st. 2015. Feast of the .....
thailand - Lao Airlines
Nov 15, 2015 th. 2015. Boun Ok Phansa, which marks the end of the retreat of 3 months of monks (Buddhist lent), is celebrated with candlelight processions.
PDF version of the Holiday Calendar - WMDA
Jan 12, 2015 of Khao Phansa Day. 2015-07-04 USA. Independence Day ....
Newsletter 3 - The Quiet in the Land
Edition, celebrations, and visits to the 24 monasteries as part of Boun Ok. Pansa. The Quiet in .....

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No booze sold today in Thailand as 'Wan Ok Phansa' goes dry
Wan Ok Phansa joins the four other major Buddhist holidays which for years have prohibited the sale of alcohol under the 2008 Alcohol Control Act: Macha Bucha, Visacha Bucha, Asanha Bucha, and Wan Khao Phansa, the first day of Buddhist lent.
Romance wrapped in a banana leaf
For the holy days Hor Khaopadapdin, Hor Khaosalark and Ork Phansa, these cakes reappear as they have done for centuries in Laos. Traditionally made at home but increasingly purchased from vendors in these busier times, they are typically shared with ...
Phuket two-day booze ban for Buddhist holidays to include hotels
PHUKET: Bars and restaurants across the island will be forced to refrain from selling alcohol on Thursday and Friday (July 30-31) as the nation marks the Buddhist holidays Asarnha Bucha Day and Khao Phansa (Buddhist Lent).
Merit making for the masses
Candles in the wind
The festival, which runs throughout July, culminates with huge, decorated candles being formally presented to local temples in a form of merit making for khao phansa, the Buddhist Lent. Ubon Ratchathani prepares for the grand event with a series of ...

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