Thadingyut

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Thadingyut (Burmese: သီတင်းကျွတ်) is the seventh month of the traditional Burmese calendar.[1]
Myanmar term "thadin(သီတင်း)" means the Buddhist Lent (Vassa), which spans the three preceding lunar months and is the tradition of Buddhist monks trying to avoid traveling as Buddha instructed them. The combination "thadingyut" means the liberation from or the end of the Lent.

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  1. ^ Chatterjee, G.K. (2 July 1997). "Indian Journal of History of Science" (PDF). Traditional Calendar of Myanmar (Burma). 33 (2): 149. Archived from the original (PDF) on 12 October 2013.
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  3. ^ Soe Sandar Oo (1 November 2010). "Thadingyut festival ignites candle market". Myanmar Times. Retrieved 13 October 2013.
  4. ^ Nuam Bawi (10 October 2011). "Yay Gyaw Thadingyut festival to make a comeback". Myanmar Times. Retrieved 13 October 2013.
  5. ^ Pan Eiswe Star (31 August 2009). "Trustees announce date for Magwe pagoda festival". Myanmar Times. Retrieved 12 October 2013.
  6. ^ Aye Sapay Phyu (27 September 2010). "Inle festival gets green light". Myanmar Times. Retrieved 12 October 2013.
  7. ^ Wut Yee Swe; Win Htein Kyaw; Wai Win; Tin Tin Aye; Win Myint; Aung Myat Kyaw; Tin Nyunt (2007). "Utilization of Seasonal Flowers in Common Health Problems" (PDF). 15th Myanmar Military Medical Conference. Ministry of Health. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 July 2015. Retrieved 6 July 2015.