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Mae Sai Border Packed with Shoppers on Asanha Puja Holiday

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Mae Sai District has been packed with vehicles

Mae Sai District has been packed with vehicles

 

CHIANG RAI – The Mae Sai – Tachilek border point in Mae Sai District has been packed with vehicles, shoppers and tourists crossing the border to Myanmar. The border market is always a popular destination for visitors looking for affordable products imported from nearby countries.

The Asanha Puja and Buddhist Lent holiday has stimulated economic activity in the border province of Chiang Rai.

Aside from inexpensive goods, what has made the Mae Sai- Tha Khilek border crossing a must-see spot for vacationers is the scenery of Myanmar and Thailand which gives it an exotic feel.

It is expected that the border trade during the long holiday will generate at least 10 million baht in turnover.

Asalha Puja Day, Buddhist monk walk with lighted candles in hand around a temple to the Buddha

Asalha Puja Day, Buddhist monk walk with lighted candles in hand around a temple to the Buddha

 

Thai Buddhists nationwide are making merit and performing other religious practices on Asalha Puja Day, which falls on today, the full moon of the eighth lunar month, before the Buddhist Lent.

Asalha Puja or Asanha Bucha Day celebrates the Buddha’s first sermon in which he set out to his five former associates the doctrine that had come to him following his enlightenment.

On Asalha Puja Day, a candlelight waving rite in the evening is performed at temples throughout the country.

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