The Lotus Throwing Festival

Lotus Throwing Festival

One of the famous festivals in Thailand marking the end of the Rains Retreat is the “Rub Bua Festival” in Bang Phli in Samut Prakan. This means “to receive lotus flower” but it is also called “yon bua” which is a better description. This literally means to throw lotus flowers which is exactly what happens. The people of Bang Phli, and from far around, come to the temple at

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