Procession

Chong Phara Procession
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Chong Phara Procession

In the Thai Yai dialect, Chong Phara means a castle. It is a handmade wooden or bamboo structure, decorated with colorful perforated papers, various fruits, colorful flags, and lamps. It is traditionally placed in the courtyard of a house or […]

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Shan’s Traditions

History of the Shan From evidence preserved by the elderly Shan tellers and historical accounts about the Mae Hong Son province, one learns that the Shan, who live in Mae Hong Son, evacuated from the Northeast part of Myanmar from […]

Poi Sang Long Procession
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Poi Sang Long Procession

One of the most important processions through the Mae Hong Son province is the Poi Sang Long Procession; more people join this than any other procession. This highly admired occasion is the celebration of novice ordination.  It is traditional for […]