New Straits Times

MAKHA BUCHA DAY

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Buddhist monks wearing face masks attending the Makha Bucha celebratio­ns at Wat Dhammakaya Temple, north of Bangkok, yesterday. The festival, one of the most important Buddhist festivals, is held primarily online this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. A select group of devotees were physically present at the temple to light lanterns on behalf of virtual participan­ts.

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