Ritual of Pouring Water on the Bodhi Tree

   Date – Full Moon Day of Kason

   Location – Pagodas throughout the country

   Duration – 1 days

This ritual commemorates the date 2500 years ago when the Buddha gained enlightenment while meditating under a Bodhi tree. Pilgrims pour water on the Bodhi trees in pagoda compounds to keep them fresh in the summer heat of May.