Asalha Puja on 1 Aug 2023

 Asalha puja also called Dhamma day. It takes place on the full moon day of the eighth lunar month Ashar which generally falls in July. This year it is on 1 Aug 2023. Asalha Puja is a Theravada Buddhist festival and is celebrated in Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, Indonesia and Myanmar. On this day people go round the temple holding candles in their hands. On this day, Buddha gave his first sermon the " sermon in deer park " at Sarnath after his enlightenment. The first sermon is also referred to as " setting into motion the wheel of dhamma", for the benefit, happiness, and liberation of countless beings.                                                                                                           Keep Meditating                

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