Flower bunch to take to the temple

Asahna Bucha Day and Buddhist Lent in Chiang Mai

Today in Thailand Buddhists celebrate Asahna Bucha day commemorating the Buddha’s first sermon after his enlightenment more than 2,500 years ago. This day is celebrated on the first full moon of the eighth lunar month which is 19 July in 2016 ; this day is also referred to as Dharma Day with “dharma” meaning the teachings of the Buddha.  …