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Offering Flowers to Start the Buddhist Lent in Thailand

CNN PRODUCER NOTE Amy072 had the opportunity to photograph the start of Buddhist Lent in Saraburi province, Thailand. Buddhist Lent, otherwise known as Khao Phansa in Thai, takes place for three lunar cycles and it is a time where monks stay in the temples and meditate intensely, she says. She says a highlight of the […]

Alms Offering for Buddhist Monks before Buddhist Lent.

CNN PRODUCER NOTE     skynoi of Pathum Thani, Thailand, documents more than 12,000 Buddhist monks receiving alms in preparation for a three-month period known as Buddhist Lent. “The monks will use this period to rest and practice the teachings of the Lord Buddha,” says skynoi. The photographs were captured on July 7. – stein0726, CNN […]