Oakwa Tradition, Festival of the end of Buddhist Lent, Mae Sariang

Province Mae Hong Son Province

Date 12 Oct 2019 - 14 Oct 2019

Detail

This is a tradition according to the belief of Thai-Yai people in the period of the end of Buddhist Lent, the villagers will invent Chong Phara (palace for welcoming the Lord Buddha) and decorate the houses to to show a welcoming  the Lord Buddha proceeding from the heaven of Dao Wa Dueng Level back to world, such festival is detailed as follows: an activity of Chong Phara Procession, a contest of Ratchwat Arch (The door facade in front of house or office which is decorated beautifully.), activity of food offering to Buddhist monks at the temples in the area of Mae Sariang Municipality every day, activity of Walking Street, art and culture performances, OTOP and Local Products Selling, there is a procession of lucky candles (Thien Heng) or the thousand candles along the roads.

Location

Uthayarom Temple, Mae Sa Riang Provincial Poice Station  
Mae Sa Riang District

For more information

Mae Sariang Sub-district Municipality  
Telephone No.: 0 5368 1231
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โทรศัพท์ 0 5361 2982 3
 

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