Wat Phou Sarao – Meditating Buddha Statue on a Hill

Wat Phou Sarao – Meditating Buddha Statue on a Hill

The magic yellow meditating Buddha Statues on the hill with the wonderful panorama view for Pakse On the West bank of the Mekong River south of Pakse are on the right-hand side of Mekong River, from Pakse town you can see the golden Buddha statue at Phousarao temple. “Phou” in Lao Mean Mountain “Sarao” in …

Laos Pha That Luang or That Laung Stupa in Vientiane Capital of Lao PDR

That Luang - Vientiane Capital

The That Laung is a national symbol of Laos. The stupa is a symbol of Laos’s people to collect all Buddhist regions in the left-hand side and right-hand side of Mekong River mean all Lao people in the earth. Ou Lang Kha That story: First built in year 236 B. C 3rd century by King …

End of Buddhist Lent or Boun Ork Pun Sa Festival

End of Buddhist Lent

It’s the last day of Buddhist Lent. It occurs in October, Three months after Beginning of Buddhist Lent (Khao Phan Sa) on the 15th day of the full moon (holly Buddhist day) of the 11th month of the lunar calendar.  A day of many celebration especially boat racing festival held in Vientiane capital, we may …

Rice growing Festival (Making Merit for Buddhist People)

Rice growing Festival

After we completed Rice Growing Season, we will have Rice growing Festival (making merit for Buddhist people). This festival may know by Lao, calling Boun Khao Padapdin or Hungry Ghost Festival, it is a chance for people who are alive to make merit to the person who died in your family (ancestors), 1.     To …