AsiaRooms.com - Enjoy Asanha Bucha Day in Thailand
June 18, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel NewsTravellers can experience a fascinating taste of local culture in Thailand next month, when the country celebrates Asanha Bucha Day.
In 2011, the occasion falls on July 15th and will be celebrated as a national holiday in the country.
The day is dedicated to celebrating Buddha's first sermon, which was carried out in the Deer Park of Benares.
Sometimes known as Asalha Puja or Asanha Puja, it sees people line up to give gifts to local temples and listen to a selection of sermons.
The original sermon by Buddha concerned the 'four noble truths', which are that life is suffering, the origin of suffering is attachment, it is possible for the suffering to stop and this is done through a gradual process of self-improvement.
People can expect to see a range of activities taking place across the country to celebrate the occasion.
Last year, in Ubon Ratchthani an enormous wax sculpture was created and paraded in front of watching crowds.
Asanha Bucha Day is celebrated each year on the full moon day of the eighth month of the lunar year.
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