Date(s) - 19/02/2019
The words ‘Makha’ and ‘Bucha’ originate from the Buddhist Pali language, means to honour the Lord Buddha during the Third Lunar Month. Not particularly a festival, Macha Bucha is a Buddhist holy day and marks a point in history when 1,250 of the Lord Buddha’s followers gathered to hear his sermon. Macha Bucha Day is a day when worshipers to walk three times around temples in a bid to make merit.
Like with many other days of spiritual importance, visitors from all around the world are more than welcome to join the locals in search for enlightenment.