Yingluck at Chiang Mai temple to dispel bad luck

c1_707652_620x413
(Photo: Bangkok Post)

Yingluck at Chiang Mai temple to dispel bad luck – Bangkok Post, September 25, 2015
…The former prime minister attached the head to the headless Phra Singh Buddha statue in what Phra Khru Suthep Sitthikhun, the temple abbot, said was a step to dispel all misfortunes.
The process completed when she took the whole statute and placed it in the main pavillion hall at the famous Wat Phra That Doi Suthep overlooking the northern city.
The abbot and eight other monks at Wat Sri Boonruang also performed a chanting ceremony and sprinkled holy water on her and other attendants, including red-shirt members and former MPs of the Pheu Thai Party…

While Westerners cast scorn on this sort of “superstitious” behavior, it is not at all unusual in Thai culture. Earlier: Is Gen. Prayuth really growing “eccentric” or “superstitious” as Time Magazine claims?

This entry was posted in 2Bangkok News. Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to Yingluck at Chiang Mai temple to dispel bad luck

  1. Wiz says:

    the way UDD men performing a ceremony to give a new lease of life for Ai Maew using a mock execution to create a fake death to fool the grim reaper
    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1668846446665182&set=a.1377391392477357.1073741827.100006195275504&type=3

  2. Wiz says:

    While Westerners cast scorn on this sort of “superstitious” behavior, it is not at all unusual in Thai culture. => In fact, this sort of “superstitious” behavior is A NORM of fellow Thai people …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.