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Thai culture, values, and religion an annotated bibliography of English language materials by Hughes, Philip J.

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Published by Manuscript Division, Payap College in Chiang Mai, Thailand .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementPhilip J. Hughes.
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 89/69392 (D)
The Physical Object
Pagination56 p.
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3013458M
LC Control Number84921695

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Buddhism is the largest religion in Thailand, which is practiced by 95% of the is no official state religion in the Thai constitution, which guarantees religious freedom for all Thai citizens, though the king is required by law to be a Theravada main religion practised in Thailand is Buddhism, but there is a strong undercurrent of Hinduism with a class of brahmins.   The history of Thailand. Although their rulers were Khmer with roots in India and its culture (including Buddhism) the ancestors of modern Thais came from southern China between the 10th and 13th centuries.. Towards the end of that period, several small states in the Mekong River Valley united to create the Thai kingdom. The formal presentation of food is another important aspect of Thai culture. Developed primarily in the palace to please the King of Siam, Thai food presentation is among the most exquisite in the world. Serving platters are decorated with all variety of carved vegetables and fruits into flowers and other pieces of beauty. Thai Buddhism, however, is a syncretic religion that borrows from earlier animistic beliefs, Hinduism, and Christianity. A noticeable manifestation of animism in Thai Buddhism are the spirit houses associated with almost all houses and buildings.

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