Asalha Puja is held on July 3. This event in the first decade of the month July is annual. Help us
Asalha Puja also known as Asadha Puja or Asanha Bucha in Thailand (Thai: อาสาฬหบูชา) is a Theravada Buddhist festival which typically takes place in July, on the full moon of the month of Āsādha.
It is celebrated in Indonesia, Cambodia (ពិធីបុណ្យអាសាឡ្ហបូជា), Thailand, Sri Lanka, Laos, Myanmar and in countries with Theravada Buddhist populations. In Indonesia, the festival is centered at Mendut Temple and Borobudur Temple, Central Java.
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Muslim New Year on July 18 (The Islamic New Year, also known as Arabic New Year, Muharram or Hijri New Year is the day that marks the beginning of a new Hijri year);
Martyrs' Day in Burma on July 19 (Myanmar);
Children's Day in Indonesia on July 23 (since 1984);
Beginning of Vassa on August 1 (First waning moon, 8th Thai lunar month)