Festivities in April in Myanmar – Water Festival (Part 1)

Lovely article on the ceremonies and traditions of Thingyan, The Water Festival and the Buddist New Year…

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I must apologize but I had to take a short sabbatical and have not been able to join my friends from WordPress.  I was studying for a job related recertification and it consumed my attention from what I enjoy doing after work to relax – that is to read your blogs and wash away the mental pains of the day (yes “overworked and underpaid”).  Cho however has been kind enough to keep our Chateaux des Fleurs active with her contribution of her wonderful photos of flowers.

 With the arrival of the month of April, the people of Myanmar will be preparing for the festival of “Thingyan”, the Water Festival.  It is the transit of the Sun from Pisces to Aries.  It falls mid-April – 13, 14, 15, 16 and 17.  April 17 is the Buddhist New Year.  So as Myanmar Buddhists, we…

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2 thoughts on “Festivities in April in Myanmar – Water Festival (Part 1)

  1. My younger brother lived in Myanmar for a while (he’s an airline captain and was working on the then start-up national airline) … he urged me to go see. My daughter lives in Malaysia. she urges me to go see … I really should go see!

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