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Buddhist Era (B.E.)

Buddhist Era. The Thai Buddhists calendar varies greatly from the Roman Calendar. Where the Roman Calendar dates from the death of Christ, the Thai Buddhist Calendar instead of dates from the Parinibbana of the Buddha. In B.E., 543 years are added to the Roman Calendar years, which means that it will be B.E. 2560 in the year 2017 of the Roman Calendar

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