National Holiday: Meak Bochea – Saturday, 30.1.2010

Posted on 31 January 2010. Filed under: Week 649 |

The Mirror, Vol. 14, No. 649

Meak Bochea, a Buddhist holiday, is celebrated on the full moon day of the month of Magha, the third lunar month of the year, to commemorate the preaching of the Buddha, when 1250 monks had assembled spontaneously; he summarized his teachings into three main principles:

Do not do evil

Do good

Purify your mind

A video-clip – The Story of Magha Puja – produced by a persons who took the name Khmerbuddhist, can be seen here, in Khmer, with English subtitles. – It is a long video clip of 9 minutes and 24 seconds (depending on your Internet download speed, it may take longer):

The Story of Magha Puja

The Mirror publications for the Meak Bochea days in 2008 and in 2009 can be found by clicking on the number of the year: 2008 and 2009.

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Have a look at the last editorial – you can access it directly from the main page of the Mirror.
And please recommend us also to your colleagues and friends.

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