When all the monks leave their monasteries to down the streets of Chiang May, It gives to city a buzzy show of exceptional colours!
This is Magha Puja; Magha: (/EN)the third lunar month. Puja: (/EN)celebration, veneration.
Magha Puja is a relevant budist celebration that occurs on the full moon of the third lunar month.
It remembers Buddha’s preach in front of 1250 disciples. The spiritual aims of the day are: not to commit any kind of sins; do only good; purify one’s mind.
Thousands of monks goes down in the streets to bless peoples for their good acts.