This year’s “Hok Peng Celebration to Praise Phra That Chao Phu Phiang Chae Haeng” is arranged to happen at Wat Phra That Chae Haeng, Phu Phiang district, Nan province from 28 February to 6 March, revealed the Tourist Authority of Thailand (TAT).
Wat Phra That Chae Haeng is thought about the most spiritual temple in Nan province and the centre of the regional faith. The praise occasion is held every year on ‘ Hok Peng’ (the moon of the 6th Northern Thai lunar month), which this year falls on 6 March.
Integrated In the Period of Chao Phraya Kan Mueang (the ruler of Nan from 1323-1395), the bell-shaped Chedi of Phra That Chae Haeng preserves the antiques of Lord Buddha’s hair and the wrist of left hand. This year marks 670 years of the Phra That, which is likewise the Phra That of the Year of the Bunny.
Throughout the week-long Hok Peng Celebration, visitors are welcomed to take part in a vast array of Buddhist activities, consisting of praise events, merit-making and true blessing routines, and admiring monks.
The celebration likewise includes an ancient-style market and shopping street offering regional food and handicrafts, and highlights Nan’s distinct customs consisting of folk efficiencies, cultural processions, and competitors for processions, standard drum efficiencies, and lantern decors.
To honor this advantageous event of the Phra That of the Year of the Bunny, a line-up of Buddhist events and neighborhood tourist activities are on deal throughout this year.
Visitors are welcomed to sign up with any or all of the 3 specially-created tourist paths to admire Nan’s spiritual Buddhist items, particularly: 4 revered Buddhist monks, 5 gods, and 9 Phra That. Or they can pick to sign up with an activity to admire 9 spiritual items within Wat Phra That Chae Haeng.
A biking activity in Nan town is likewise being promoted to motivate visitors to check out Nan’s destinations by bike and belong of the low-carbon tourist effort.
Workshops on regional knowledge are likewise offered year-round, consisting of those on making regional material, food, handicrafts, weaving, and Muay Thai.
For visitors who were born in the Year of the Bunny, over 100 facilities in Nan, consisting of lodging, dining establishments, cafés, flatware stores, and regional material stores are providing to 50% discount rate.
For more details, contact TAT Nan Workplace by calling +66 (0) 54 711 217 -8, follow the Facebook Fanpage: TAT NAN, or message to [email protected]: tat.nan.