Buddhist monks pray at Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple during a ceremony on Makha Bucha Day in Pathum Thani province, north of Bangkok

Buddhist monks meditate during Makha Bucha day at Wat Pan Tao in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Makha Bucha Day honours Buddha and his teachings, and falls on the full moon day of the third lunar month.

Buddhist monks meditate during Makha Bucha day at Wat Pan Tao in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Makha Bucha Day honours Buddha and his teachings, and falls on the full moon day of the third lunar month.

Buddhist monks meditate during Makha Bucha day at Wat Pan Tao in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Makha Bucha Day honours Buddha and his teachings, and falls on the full moon day of the third lunar month.