August 5, 2014 ICS Travel Group

Traditions & Beliefs | Taungbyone Nat Festival

Right now, the small town of Mandalay in Myanmar is celebrating the Taungbyone Nat Festival. Nats are spirits who can bring either havoc or blessings, depending on the offerings of devotees.

Some of the most common requests are for the well-being of one’s family, success in business, good luck during an examination or job interview, and prospects for a good marriage