Tadingyut Full Moon Day Festival depends on
the Lunar Calendar of the Myanmar Years. This year the Tadingyut
Full Moon Day falls on the 6th of October, Friday.
The history of Tadingyut Full Moon Day
Festival was said to be the welcoming of Buddha from heaven
after the three months of preaching Dhamma. People from the
earth welcome back the lord with colorful candle lightings. From
that time on Tadingyut was celebrated as a special day for the
In Bagan, like any other part in Myanmar, the
candle light festival at every pagodas can be witnessed. There
are special offerings and donations at such a time.