Asahna Bucha Day

Buddhism is a crucial part of Thai culture, as nearly 95% of the population are Buddhists. As a result, many of the country’s most important holidays are Buddhist. Today is one of those days – Asahna Bucha Day (วันอาสาฬหบูชา wan aa-săan-hà-boo-chaa). It’s a public holiday, so people all over the country enjoy a day off to participate in this holy day. Let’s learn a bit more about Asahna Bucha, starting with some background information:

Background

This article, Asahna Bucha Day, first appeared on Thai Language Blog.