Monthly Archives: May 2019

Phi Phi Island

Phi Phi Don is an Island in Thailand that was initially populated by Muslim fishermen during the late-1940s. The island later became a coconut plantation. The resident Thai population of Phi Phi Don remains more than 80 percent Muslim. The actual population however—if counting transient workers, it is more Buddhist than it is Muslim. The islands [...]

2019-04-30T12:19:48+00:00May 27th, 2019|News|

Buddha Purnima is the most sacred day in the Buddhist calendar

It is the most important festival of the Buddhists, and is celebrated with great enthusiasm. Although Buddhists regard every full moon as sacred, the moon of the month of Vaisakh has special significance because on this day the Buddha was born, attained enlightenment, and attained parinirvana when he passed away. [...]

2019-04-30T12:10:42+00:00May 13th, 2019|Specials|
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