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Novice ordination on elephant at Sri Satchanalai 22-Receviing the robes

Novice ordination on elephant at Sri Satchanalai

April 17th 2012
If you remember, last time I left Mae Hong Son just before the end of the last ceremony to try to be on time for the next festival: another novice ordination in Sri Satchanalai, close to Sukkotai in the center of Thailand. After a bus from Mae Hong Son to Chang Mai, from Chang Mai to Sukkotai then from Sukkotai to Sri Satchanalai... all that in 24 hours, I finally arrived, late for the morning ... read more
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Thai Flag A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been taken over by a European power. A bloodless revolution in 1932 led to a constitutional monarchy.... ... read more
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