Monks looked up at the magnificent night sky filled with thousands of lanterns in awe. Yi Peng lantern festival is meant as a time for tham bun (Thai: ทำบุญ), to make merit. This was the moment I've been waiting for and it lasted very quickly due to strong wind. A very heavy downpour occurred right after we left the place around an hour later. The lanterns were made of organic materials.
This year the lantern festival will be taking place in November.
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