Celebrations across Chiang Mai as lent ends

 | Mon 30 Oct 2023 17:44 ICT
Wat Pa Pao, in Sri Phum sub-district, is all abuzz now that lent has ended. Buddhists from across the north, mainly of Shan origins, have flocked to the temple to make merit and celebrate this important date on the calendar.

The temple has put on numerous events such as blessings and merit making ceremonies and there is a market which has been set up around the temple selling handicrafts, Shan food and local souvenirs.