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The Queen’s Birthday & Mother’s Day 2011

Thailand Holidays H.M. The Queen’s Birthday (Mother’s Day), August 12

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Asana Bucha and Khao Pansa

Wan Asana Bucha – วันอาสาฬหบูชา Full moon of the eighth lunar month (usually in July). July 15th in 2011. The day before Wan Khao Pansa is known as Asanha Puja (วันอาสาฬหบูชา) Wan Asana Bucha in Thai. This commemorates the Buddha’s first sermon in the Deer Park at […]

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Makha Bucha Thai Holiday

Makha Bucha (มาฆบูชา) (Magha Puja) is an important Buddhist religious festival, celebrated in Thailand, Laos and Cambodia. Magha is a Pali and Sanskrit word meaning the third lunar month, and Puja is a word in the same language that means to venerate or honor. It is pronounced […]

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