May 6, 2011

Visakha Bucha 2011 at the Mall Korat

Visakha Bucha Day, the anniversary of the Buddha's Birth, Enlightenment and Death, a religious holidays which falls on the 15th day of the waxing moon in the 6th lunar month. This year it falls on the 17th of May. In Korat, many people take part in the Visakha Bucha Festival at MCC Hall, the Mall Korat, to pay homage to the Buddha relic and "vien tien" walk three times clockwise round the relic chamber, and do some others Buddhist activities. The event will be held here throughout the month of May.