Buddhism, Community, Cultural, Lao Tradition, Thai Tradition

The Buddhist Lent Day at Wat Greensboro

Sunday July 21, 2013 was the Buddhist Lent Day at our local temple Wat Greensboro. It is called Kao Punsa for the locals and it's the tradition of Buddhist Lent or the annual three-month Rains Retreat known in Laos and Thailand as Punsa, which dated back to the early Buddhism in ancient India, this is… Continue reading The Buddhist Lent Day at Wat Greensboro

Buddhism, Community, Cultural, Holiday, Travel

Wat Lao Buddhavong July 4, 2013

This is our seventh year attending the July 4th celebration at Wat Lao Buddhavong in Catlett Virginia.  The celebration started on July 4th, and they had a 3 days celebration.  We attended Thursday July 4th, and got there early for the morning Alms giving. We also visited my mom's monument, it has been 6.5 years… Continue reading Wat Lao Buddhavong July 4, 2013