Monthly Archives: กันยายน 2016

Visakha Puja Day

Visakha Puja Day is one of the greatest religious holidays which falls on the 15th day of the waxing moon in the 6th lunar month. The sig-nificant celebration is held to commemorate the Buddha’s birth, enlighten-ment and death (Parinibbana). In Thailand, as a Buddhist country with His Majesty the King as the Upho ...

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Chakri Day

April 6 marks the anniversary of the founding of the present Chakri Dynasty of which of which the present ruling monarch, King Bhumibol the Great, is the ninth king. The Chakri Dynasty was founded by Phra Buddha Yodfa Chulaloke, or Rama I, who was born on March 20, 1737 with the name of Thoung Duang and came to the thr ...

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