Candles are lit in the shape of a Buddhist monk during Asalha Puja Day, an annual celebration marking the beginning of Triple Gem and aimed to send support for people the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak at Dhammakaya Temple in Pathum Thani province, Thailand, July 24, 2021. Over ten thousand candles lit up in the shape of a Buddhist monk at the Dhammakaya Temple on the outskirts of Bangkok on Saturday (July 24) to mark Asalha Puja Day and to support people during the COVID-19 crisis. REUTERS/ Jiraporn Kuhakan

Monks light candles in the shape of a Buddhist monk during Asalha Puja Day, an annual celebration marking the beginning of Triple Gem and aimed to send support for people during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak at Dhammakaya Temple in Pathum Thani province, Thailand, July 24, 2021. A total of 350,000 lit candles made up the shapes of so-called Triple Gems, which include Buddha, his teaching, and his disciple that represent the day that Buddha delivered his first Sermon before the first five disciples in Buddhism. REUTERS/ Jiraporn Kuhakan

People pray as screens show devotees gathering via Zoom application during a ceremony to commemorate the Buddhist Lent Day at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreaks, in Pathum Thani province, Thailand, July 24, 2021. Ten thousands of worshippers dressed in white attire and monks from all over the world attended the ceremony virtually due to COVID-19 restrictions. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa

Buddhist worshippers pray on a massive screen during Asalha Puja Day, an annual celebration marking the beginning of Triple Gem and aimed to send support for people during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak at Dhammakaya Temple in Pathum Thani province, Thailand, July 24, 2021. REUTERS/ Jiraporn Kuhakan

A Buddhist monk lights candles during a ceremony to commemorate the Buddhist Lent Day at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Pathum Thani province, Thailand, July 24, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa

Buddhist monks light candles during a ceremony to commemorate the Buddhist Lent Day at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Pathum Thani province, Thailand, July 24, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa