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Final set of pics on northern #Thailand “Long Life Ceremony” Peetee Taw Ayoo

02/01/2015

Thanks to the many Thai friends who help make these blogs so interesting

Matt.Owens.Rees; Thailand Writer

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Hands in a full wai and all heads bowed. A sacred part of the ceremony where the most senior monk sprinkles holy water over all who are present.

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Tying the sai sin on one another’s wrists after the water blessing.

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The monks leaving, walking back to their temple, (wat.). Lay people carry the gifts they have been given as merit.

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More photos and commentary are in the previous few blogs. More on Thai family culture in “A Thailand Diary”and “Thailand Take Two”

Happy 2015 to all my followers.

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