Buddhist monks watching the moon over Chiang Mai at Visakha in Wat Phra That Doi Suthep Thailand

Buddhist monks watching the moon over Chiang Mai at Visakha in Wat Phra That Doi Suthep Thailand

Buddhist monks looking at the full moon at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep Chiang Mai Thailand during the celebration of Visakha Puja the anniversary of Buddha s birth and enlightenment . This is the most important celebration for buddhists and takes place on the full moon day of the sixth lunar month. This temple in the outskirts of the city located on the top of a mountain that overlooks the city is a Theravadada wat was founded in 1383. the Gautama Buddha's shoulder bone is supposed to be housed here as a relic.

July 27, 2017 1:01 PM (UTC+8)