Thailand Embraces an Empty Visakha Bucha This Year (Photos)

07.05.2020 - 00:15

BANGKOK — Visakha Bucha, one of the most important religious holidays for Thai Buddists, is more quiet than usual in Thailand this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The virus brought an unprecedented disruption to the holiday, which marks the birth, enlightenment, and death of Lord Buddha, as Thais are instructed to stay home and temples ordered to close down. And no wian tian, the rite of candle-lit processions around the temples.

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