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Title: Kan Pen, beginn of observance ancestor commemoration days (Pchum Pen)
Post by: Johann on September 02, 2017, 05:20:30 PM
The fullmoon Uposatha (http://zugangzureinsicht.org/html/ptf/dhamma/sila/uposatha2017.html) marks the Beginning of the 14/15 days "Pchom Pen (http://sangham.net/index.php/topic,8190.0.html)" observing (kan, from khan(dhā), hold, hold up, stick to; pen, or ben, from piṇḍa, pice of rice, alms), till the final big festifal. Starting from this day people in Cambodia would frequent the monasteries to dedicate food for their ancestors and beloved lost family members.
Title: Re: Kan Pen, beginn of observance ancestor commemoration days (Pchum Pen)
Post by: Sophorn on September 05, 2017, 06:46:11 AM
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Title: Re: Kan Pen, beginn of observance ancestor commemoration days (Pchum Pen)
Post by: Johann on August 19, 2018, 10:08:49 AM
This year, 2018, 2562, Kan Ben starts at 24.9.2018.