Thai Buddhist denominations light million lanterns for the festival

The Damakaya Buddhist denomination in Thailand lights one million lanterns to celebrate Magabja Day. This is one of the most important Buddhist festivals and is held to commemorate the day when 1,250 enlightened Buddhist monks came to see the Buddha on a full moon night. March. The controversial sect is known for its wealth, unorthodox Buddhist teachings, and its relationship with former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra.

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