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[*] Post 509944 posted on 3-11-2017 at 15:59 Reply With Quote
Happy Il Poya Day



Happy Il Poya Day ;-)

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[*] Post 509945 posted on 3-11-2017 at 17:00 Reply With Quote


Never heard of it but wiki has:-

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poya
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[*] Post 509946 posted on 3-11-2017 at 18:06 Reply With Quote


Common in Theravadan countries for buddhists to observe the half moon and full moon a bit more seriously and take 8 rather than 5 precepts :-)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uposatha

ps: I'm hungry (no eating after lunch - actually a good diet :-) )
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