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What is Songkran Festival?

Songkran is Thailand’s most famous festival. An essential event on the Buddhist calendar, it marks the beginning of the traditional Thai New Year.

The word “Songkran” comes from a Sanskrit word meaning ‘passing’ or ‘approaching’. Best of all, it is celebrated with water! or can be said as “poverty – Michalewicz,” which means stepping up the grill up or moved by the implicit meaning. Sign in to the new era of the New Year or Songkran festival in Thailand. It is a tradition that is old and Thailand inherited from ancient Chinese traditions, coupled with ever. It has been well known. “New Year, Songkran tradition” which means New Year’s Eve. New Year itself.

Maha Songkran Day

In ancient Thailand is considered the first day of the lunar month, which falls in the low range. November or December Make a New Year’s Day But the reign of the 5 has been changed to April 1 as New Year’s Day. Until later in the modern era, Chom Phon Pibulsonggram in 2483 (1940–1941 or 1940 (Apr-Dec)) to replace New Year’s Day as an international day is January 1 but still do. Ancient people were still unfamiliar with the new year, Thailand in April. Has determined that April 13 is the new year Thailand participated.

Songkran in the Year 2014

Songkran is the traditional set to 7, each with her ​​and she would be meaningful. Predicted to differ by the 7 she sent Kan will feature.

  1. Mrs. Devi Taung skills
  2. Mrs. Devi human root
  3. She’s a goddess Kaikoura
  4. Mrs. Devi female elephant
  5. Devi Mrs.Montra
  6. Mrs. Tara Devi Ki Min
  7. Mrs. Devi Dharma Quote

For this Songkran 2557, Songkran includes “Mrs. Bull sensual goddess” by her festival called “cattle sensual goddess” Quick Peep costume bracelet made ​​of glass Mukdahan. oil foodstuffs Right hand and sword His left hand was a cane stood over the Tigers (Tigers) as a vehicle.

Activities in Songkran Day

Songkran merit People get up in the morning to prepare the food. His devotion to When finished, it will prepare the food. Neatly into a container with a cup of cheer at a beautiful bowl. Then arranged on a tray. To feed the monks and their village. The dress Be dressed in clean coveralls suitable for the measurement of the villagers.

Sand pagoda in the days before the story retold that everyone at the temple and then walk out of the temple. A foot off the sand stuck to it to fill it with sand. Temples, or a sand pagoda itself, but to do it the pagoda. Sand, it is just one of the activities that people engage, do it now. Cool people also will go to the pier to transport sand for the sand tanks come in different formations. A stupa is regarded as one of the activities that the villagers are harmonious.

Department spiral because when Kntraiekgawand then sand it will overflow the priest would bring sand. People loading up to return to the original because I kept doing it. Kntraiekgawand time should be enough to carry a bit more because it creates. Difficulties for the novice later

Bathing water and water for bathing Buddha with flowers and candles to the altar, then remove to sprinkle perfume on the Lord. To be brief, perfunctory shows that the worship and bathing you in the new year when invoking the Buddha. Have joyfully borne. Bathing the Buddha was a clean priest. Often an abbot was bathing me. Ablutions completed dominate new worshipers bring three garments of a Buddhist monk, he preaches the blessings of the New Year to those in the water to bathe. It also has Relative humidity Or who is respected. Pray for sacramental tradition.

Tips for the New Year.

Songkran Festival in Thailand in each region has different names is as follows.

1. Central Festival

April 13 is called “Songkran” and holds a National Seniors as well.

April 14 is called “Progen” and held a family.

April 15 is called “Chaos” is a new day celebration.

2. Songkran northern

April 13 is called “On Sabres to the downstream,” meaning that the old year is gone for another year.

April 14 is called a “bad day” Do not say bad words.

April 15 is called “Songkran day” is a day of celebration, new.

3. Songkran Southern

April 13 is called “The Old Town” is believed to date back to the country to keep the angels in heaven.

April 14 is called “spare” days free of Angels to save the city.

April 15 is called “the day the new ruler,” a new day for the angels to the house, instead of the original.

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