National Holiday: Meak Bochea – Saturday, 30.1.2010
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
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):
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