Category: Social Affairs

Dussehra festival celebrated in Thailand

Hindus perform a ritual during a Dussehra celebration in downtown Bangkok, Thailand, September 30, 2017. Hindus in Bangkok joined a series of festivities on Saturday evening to observe Dussehra, a major Hindu festival marking Lord Rama’s victory over Ravana, the ten-headed demon king. Captured by – Marketing By Raj

Thai Supreme Patriarch chairs Vesak Day conference

The 20th Supreme Patriarch of Thailand has presided over the opening ceremony of a Vesak Day conference in Ayutthaya Province. Somdet Phra Ariyawongsakhatayan (Ambhorn Ambharo) chaired the inaugural ceremony of the world’s biggest Vesak Day event joined by Buddhist leaders from around the world. Held on the theme “Consciousness: Practices Based on Kindness and Compassion,”…

International Association of Theravada Buddhist Universities unveil complete version of Tripitaka

The International Association of Theravada Buddhist Universities has unveiled a complete version of the Tripitaka. Phra Brahmapundit, President of the Academic Council of Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University and President of the International Association of Theravada Buddhist Universities, recently chaired a press conference to introduce a complete version of Tripitaka, or Buddhist scriptures. The newly published Tripitaka, which…

Thai mothers of new babies encouraged to breast-feed

More efforts have been made to promote breast-feeding among Thai mothers, with the latest initiative recently taking place in Chiang Mai and Bangkok. Dr. Nisit Wattanatchariya, Director of Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital, recently chaired an event to promote breast-feeding, which was the second of the hospital’s attempts to encourage mothers to breast-feed their babies.…

A CEO with a passion for the arts

JOPTOPGUN.com is a co-sponsor of upcoming International Festival of Music and Dance ( 8 September-19 October) “Art does improve the quality of one’s life.” Lekha Shankar An advertising/recruitment agency contributing to the sponsorship of the biggest cultural festival in the country? “We are too small a company to gain anything from this mega festival, but…