( PR4US.com | Press Release | 2017-07-21 09:46:56 )
A history and background of the Buddhist lent day
1. With Part about the Buddha.
At the time of the Buddha’s himself present at Wat WELUWAN city of Magadha. Events happen is that they bring together a group of villagers, said Buddhist monks in blamed that the technician did not know time was about to visit. Don't stop even during the rainy season, sometimes to stomp farmer shoots damaged. While they're in NIKRON Priests in religious and other birds also, vacations, not to travel in the rainy season such as this. This subject are aware of the Buddha. So he let the clergy Conference simultaneously said questions until the reality then lent story that provision.
“Anuchanami phikkhawe Upakantung” means "monks. We allow them to stay. "
The ecclesiastic that in Buddhist lent cannot go overnight anywhere. But if that is the case, it is necessary 4 following reasons. Monks who are able to hold a lent. By does not constitute lack of lent, but returned within a period of 7 days is.
1. To medical treatment for sick parents or monks.
2. To stop monks wear
3. To ecclesiastical celebrate
4. Faith in the community for his charities.
Buddhist lent day this is generally determined on the day of the 8th lunar month RAM 1 day is called Wan Khawpransa (Purim Pransa). If a year is a year with 8th month Athikmat 2th it scroll to lent, in the 8th month after day 1 in case of necessity cannot be lent it, the scroll, lent. 1 RAM in the 9th lunar month, it got to the end of the 12 month day removed the so-called Buddhist lent (Patchim Pransa)
2. Adherence of Buddhist lent in the country, Thailand.
Initially most of the people are farmers and start farming before lent day (Phansakan). When the clergy lent it to finish the job in the farm has available time much and the transport in different locations, it is rarely because of rain and tides to flood rivers full speed of General locals the opportunity to eat consecrated temple. Precepts listen to the sermon, prayer and prosperity increasing merit.
Therefore, when the Buddhist lent day Buddhist devotees will take both sweet and savory dishes find fruits and products as required to present somna monks near their homes. Monk faith instruction in the principles of prayer, and as a precaution and thansin components that other.
According to the history. Buddhist Thailand nationals have begun to observe lent this festival charity. Historically since the Sukhothai period.