Songkran Lan Khon Mueang People bathe water on a replica of the Buddha Sihing Buddha image.

Bangkok, Songkran Lan Khon Mueang It is considered the center of the Songkran festival in Bangkok. Today there are people in Bangkok and tourists Come pay homage and bathe in a replica of the Buddha Sihing. Buddha statues for all 7 days of birth in 9 poses for prosperity in life.

Since the morning, people have been gradually coming to the city square to pay homage to the replica of the Sihing Buddha which Bangkok brings to enshrine every year. April 13 is “Mahah Songkran Day” and is considered to be the entry into the Thai New Year.

Event held at the city square Bangkok City Hall Between 12-14 April 2024, it is called ‘Continuing Traditions, Enhancing Auspiciousness’ Songkran Lan Khon Mueang’ is the center of the Songkran festival in Bangkok. that focuses on activities based on Thai tradition and culture

In addition to bathing the Buddha Sihing replica, You will also be able to bathe Buddha statues on your birthday on all 7 days in 9 postures. The highlight is the distribution of holy holy water. From the
ceremony of chanting Phra Paritaraman consecrated holy water, which is a prayer ceremony to protect from danger and enhance good fortune, throughout the event 10,999 bottles will be given away. Yesterday was the first day, 999 bottles will be given away on April 13 and 14. Divided into 5 rounds per day, 1,000 bottles per round, at 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m.

There are also many activities here. by simulating the atmosphere of a temple event There is a sand pagoda building area. Musical performances from famous artists, Khon performances, Likay, Thai music, Thai players and games. An exhibition on the Songkran tradition, which was recently listed by UNESCO as a representative item of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity this year.

There will also be a stall selling community products and Thai food. There will be a stall selling Bangkok brand products and goodies from 50 districts, including delicious food from famous restaurants in Bangkok.

April 13th is still ‘National Eld
erly Day’ children and grandchildren can bring elders in the family to join in activities to continue the tradition. Enhance your auspiciousness here so that 2024 will be a good year and you can still taste and shop for fun. Tomorrow there will still be Maha Songkran activities in the city square. Bangkok, 1 more day.

Source: Thai News Agency