Pchum Ben Day

Pchum Ben, Cambodia
[[Pchum Ben Day]] (Khmer: បុណ្យភ្ជុំបិណ្ឌ - Ancestors' Day") is a Cambodian budisht and Brahmanism Festival, culminating in celebrations on the 15th day of the tenth month in the Khmer Calendar ( the lunar month of Pot-bot) where Cambodian pay respect to their ancentors and spirt deceased. Pchum Ben is considered unique to Cambodia, however, there are merit-transference ceremonies that can be closely compared to it in Sri Lanka (benefitting the ghosts of the dead), and, in its broad outli...
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