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, Food

The Buddhist Lent Day at Wat Greensboro

[vimeo https://vimeo.com/47068916 w=515&h=290] Click here to watch this video on YouTube Sunday August 5, 2012 was the Buddhist Lent Day at our local temple Wat Greensboro. Sunflowers were brought in by a Buddhist worshiper. The Buddhist Lent Day is also known as Kao Punsa, which is the annual three-month Rains Retreat.  This is the time where… Continue reading The Buddhist Lent Day at Wat Greensboro

Buddhism, Community

Asalha Puja Day at Wat Greensboro of NC

Today is the day of the announcement of the first sermon of the Buddha (Sengha Day) and the Buddhist Lent Day at our local temple Wat Greensboro. The Buddhist Lent Day is also known as Kao Punsa, which is the annual three-month Rains Retreat known in Laos and Thailand as Punsa.  This dated back to… Continue reading Asalha Puja Day at Wat Greensboro of NC

Buddhism, Lao Tradition, Plant, Thai Tradition

The Buddhist Lent Day at Wat Greensboro of NC

Today is Kao Punsa at our local temple Wat Greensboro of NC.  Kao Punsa is 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 the time where monks spent three months of the annual… Continue reading The Buddhist Lent Day at Wat Greensboro of NC