Redemptorist Vocational School for People with Disabilities

Macha Bucha Day is on of the most important holidays in the Buddhist calendar. Commemorating the day when 1250 disciples, without being summoned, gathered to listen to the Lord Buddha preach a sermon. It was on this occasion that the Lord Buddha gave his disciples the principles of Buddhism.

Taking place on the evening of the full moon of the third lunar month, devotees throughout the Kingdom visit temples to listen and pay respect to the monks.

There is a candlelight ceremony which sees monks and devotees parade three times clockwise around the temple; one each for the ‘Three Jewels’, the Buddha, the Dharma (the teachings) and the Sangha (the Buddhist community).

The students from the Vocational School for People with Disabilities visited one of Pattaya’s largest temples and they joined thousands of other devotees in celebrating this day.

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