Asalha Puja is related with Mahatma Buddha. After the long meditation, Lord Buddha had discovered the four Aryan truths of life and Buddha experienced clarification. Buddha explored his knowledge in world wide. Buddha taught his first lesson to his five friends. Their named were Kondanna, Vappa, Bhaddiya, Mahanama and Assaji. In the remembrance of Buddha’s first speech asalha puja is celebrated.

Asalha Puja is also known as a ‘Theravada Buddhist festival’ which is comes in a July month. Asalha Puja is celebrated on the full moon. Buddha gave his first sermon in ‘Deer Park’ and he found “Buddhist Sangha” with his five associates. Asalha Puja is celebrated as a government holiday in Thailand. On the day of asalha puja people goes to temples to listen discourse.

People worshipped Lord Buddha for blessings and on asalha puja people pray to Buddha for good things in life and to increase their values of life. On the asalha puja there many are activities like house cleaning, attending the spiritual ceremonies, making morals, practicising dharma. On the asalha puja people pray to Lord Buddha to give them a right vision, Right purpose, Right tongue, Right event. Asalha puja such has a great importance for Buddhist people.

Asalha Puja In Year 2012:

The Date of the asalha puja is : 30 November 2012

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