In Thailand, the Magha Puja Day is a national Buddhist holiday. It falls either in February, according to the Lunar Calendar; or in March, according to the Gregorian calendar. The Magha Puja is typically celebrated during the third lunar month of the year; due to the deliverance of Buddha’s teachings in that period.
Buddhism is one of the largest eastern religions in the world. It is embraced by more than 520 million people around the world, most of them live in East Asia, making Buddhism the fourth largest religion in the world after Christianity, Islam, and Hinduism.