Asalha Puja is a Theravada Buddhist religious celebration that usually takes place in July during the eighth full moon in the Lunar calendar or the Moon.
Asalha Puja also known as the Day of Dharma which is one of the important religious festivals in Theravada Buddhism in memory or commemorate the Buddha gave his first teaching five students who then follow the Buddha attained enlightenment.
Or commonly referred to as the Wheel of Dharma that teaches about the four noble truths: (1) The existence of suffering (dukkha), (2) Suffering is caused by desire (Tanha), (3) The conditions of freedom from suffering (Nirvana), (4) their way to achieve freedom through the 8 Noble path.
At the time of this celebration is usually recited Dhammacakkappavattanasutta to recollect Preaching Buddha first taught the first 5 students.
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