Loy Krathong is held on the night of the full moon of the twelfth lunar month. Loy means "float" and krathong refers to a kind of container offerings made ??with banana leaves shaped f1eur lotus bloomed.
The krathong contains simple offerings consisting of candles, sticks incense and flowers. Some Thai also put a lock of hair and a few coins currency krathong.
There are many different beliefs about the festival. Some believe it is held to honor the Buddha's footprint on the bank of the river Nera˝jara India.
Some believe it is a way to thank the goddess of river and to make amends for damage caused to nature still others believe their luck with the krathong away by the broad waters.
Young lovers believe that if the krathong, they put in the water with their partner, is carried by the waves without the candle is extinguished by the wind and waves, their love also is safe and will last forever