Myanmar Festivals of Lights

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travel Staff asked 2 years ago

Myanmar Festivals of Lights ?

What’s the difference between the two 2 Festivals of Lights in Myanmar and is it possible join all of them ? What’s the difference between the two festival Thadingyut and Tazaungdaing ? If we can’t make to Taunggyi on time for the festival, is it possible to attend to the ceremonies in other venues? During Thadingyut do they set adrift lighted lanterns on the river in any district in Yangon too? Activities in Thadingyut and Tazaungdaing festival? What is the special activity in Thadingyut and Tazaungdaing festival? when will be the specific date of the Festival of Lights ?

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Sam Staff answered 2 years ago

One of the special highlights of the Thagingyut Flower Festival, is that all temples and stupas across the country will be lit by millions of brilliant candles lit by Buddhists. The scene is sparkling and mysterious like the first one with the beauty of difficult words.
Thadingyut flower festival is one of the second largest and important festivals in Myanmar. This is a festival organized to celebrate the day when Shakyamuni Buddha returned to the human world after three months of renouncing the Dharma of Dharma to the Buddha in the Heavenly Palace. In the flower festival of Thadingyut in Myanmar, people will organize a lot of activities to celebrate the floating, especially outstanding among these festivities, it is the festival to drop flowers with beautiful scenery.
Thadingyut Flower Festival is held in July according to the schedule of Myanmar people, this is the day marking the end of the lowland retreat of Buddhism, which has been proliferated, usually lasting from June to September. calendar. The flower festival will be held on three days including a full moon day, a day before the full moon and a day after the full moon.
The traditional lighting festival in Myanmar, also known as the 2016 Tazaungdaing festival, took place at the Shwedagon Pagoda in the ancient capital of Yangon. Reportedly, the Tazaungdaing light festival falls on the full moon day of the 8th month according to the traditional Myanmar calendar. This is a national holiday in Myanmar, marking the end of the rainy season. 

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