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  1. Thread: Need Help!!!

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    Re: Need Help!!!

    Its is a Somdej, can take a closer shot of the back??

    anyway, somdejs are one of the more commonly produced amulets in all Thai temples, so it could be hard to verify which temple it came from....
  2. Thailand Trip Advise - Kanchanaburi - Hua Hin

    Hi guys, i would love to get more info from all of you in here regarding my coming trip this month.

    I will arrive in Suvarnabhumi Airport on the 23rd, then stay for 1 night as the flight comes in...
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    Re: What is the name of this Buddha

    Sharing some info with you on the posture of the Buddha and why...


    Subduing Mara, Calling the Earth to Witness
    The left hand lies in the lap, palm upward. The right hand bends over the right...
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    Re: Worshipping the dollar?

    I guess you must have been hurt before in a relationship with a Thai or had been ripped off before cos you are gullible enough..

    I had been to Thailand more than 20 times, and a few times for...
  5. Thread: Sakyant 108

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    Re: Sakyant 108

    Yant 108 Pitsadarn is a thick and big book which features all the 108 Yants commmonly used by Monks or Ajahns when doing Sak Yant.

    There are also a few other books in Thailand which features all...
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    Re: Thai Temple ("Yantra") Tattoo - Question

    The letters inside the Yantra is Khom, ancient Khmer writings.

    Yants are only suppose to be done by a learned and experienced teacher called Ajahn. My advise would be to leave it to them and not...
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    Re: Clothing sizes

    I must say that the sizes they offer there are small but there are some shops which sell big sizes clothes in BKK itself, for example in Siam Square Soi 1 where there's a shop that sells big size...
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    Re: Second-hand book stores in bangkok

    If your are living in Khao San, there are at least 6 bookstores there... i finished reading all of Dan Brown's books ( Author of Da Vinci Code ) while i was there... Cheap are reasonable and you are...
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    Re: Singaporeans with an interest in thai

    555.. i just find your nick very familiar... Maybe in some aquatic or religious forums?? :laughlong
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    Re: Singaporeans with an interest in thai

    Merry christmas to you too... :clap:

    P.S. Your nick looks familiar.. you actively invloved in any other local forums too?? :blush:
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    Re: good jewellers in bangkok

    I do agree on the skills of the gemstone cutting that's why i recommended loose stones to be bought. ;)

    But not jewelers who custom make rings especially diamonds. Most of the shops in Thailand...
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    Re: Getting to Hanoi from Bangkok

    The only link i see between this 2 places is by bus from BKK to Cambodia, then train to Phnom Penh, then Bus again to Saigon and then train to Hanoi, which will probably take you days to reach,...
  13. Thread: Fried Som Tum

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    Re: Fried Som Tum

    Tried Golden Mile shopping centre?? Singapore's Mini Thailand.. :clap:
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    Re: good jewellers in bangkok

    If you are thinking of doing a ring in Pave Setting, it could take a while especially since it's custom made.

    Anyway, Thailand would be the last place you would want to go to for jewelleries. If...
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    Re: Fullmoon Party And When To Go?

    For the info, the coming full moon party at Koh Phangan is cancelled due to Typhoon Durian... The one that swept Philipines.. Read from the bangkok post... :laughlong
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    Re: Long Trip to Thailand

    Hi. Thanks for the info.. Bus because i will be going down to Penang as well for some temple visiting... Will spend more time in Samui area if there's more to see as this trip is without any dates...
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    Re: Long Trip to Thailand

    Thanks for all the info guys.. Guess i will just take things at a time and just decide on my next destination once i done with one... Guess i would be able to go more places this way.. Just hope my...
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    Re: Long Trip to Thailand

    Hopefully the traffic doesn't get too bad, or maybe i should make the trip the other way round and go to BKK first before going Chiang Mai, then head down to Phuket to end the trip on the beaches......
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    Re: Long Trip to Thailand

    Hi Richard, bro refers to all like minded friends in here who share the same interest in Thailand.. :laughlong

    Thanks alot for the information though, will check out the travel blogs... Thanks...
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    Long Trip to Thailand

    Hi guys, i will be taking a long break from work soon and will be travelling to BKK for about a month next year probably form the 28th Dec onwards.

    Need some advices from brother here who have...
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    Re: Marrying a Thai in Singapore...Pls help

    Potato's concert at Thai Disco??? :party:
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    Re: Travelling to Rayong

    Hi Richard.. Thanks for the great help.. Khup Khoon khrab...

    Just 1 more question, is it fairly easy to get a taxi in Rayong??
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    Travelling to Rayong

    Hi guys.. i need some help here..

    I will be flying into BKK tomorrow evening into the new airport.. I planned to make a trip to Rayong from BKK on the 2nd day... I will be living in Khao San. My...
  24. Thread: Search temple

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    Re: Search temple

    I have heard of the story between Wat Sothorn, Way Rai Kring and another temples are indeed brothers. Wat Rai Kring is is Nakhon Pathom, near the Rose Gardens and Wat Sothron is in BKK.. I need to...
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    LP Koon just got discharged from the hospital...

    LP Koon just got discharged from the hospital after a few days stay. He was not feeling well when he returned from his trip to Malaysia and was diagnoised with low sugar count.

    I don't think you...
  26. Thread: powder & oil

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    You can go on to my blog to have a look at some...

    You can go on to my blog to have a look at some yants done..

    http://sakyants.blogspot.com
  27. Thread: powder & oil

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    I'm not sure whether in nam man it will shine.....

    I'm not sure whether in nam man it will shine.. but i have friends who did it in white.. And when they drink, it will swell abit..
  28. Thread: powder & oil

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    Yup.. Sak Nam Man is a form of Sak Yant.. And...

    Yup.. Sak Nam Man is a form of Sak Yant.. And it's done in oil so that it can't be seen... Me myself also has quite a few yants done, mainly in ink and some in oil.. I guess Thaboo did his Yant in...
  29. Thread: powder & oil

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    Yes u r right.. Nam Man is oil in thai... As...

    Yes u r right.. Nam Man is oil in thai...

    As for the powder, it's nt only used to spread on Buchas but on doors, cars or any other personal belongings when doing long yant...
  30. Thread: powder & oil

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    Hi, pardon me if i'm wrong.. When you...

    Hi, pardon me if i'm wrong..

    When you mentioned oil, is it the oil that Ajahns use when chanting on you? Or the kind of oil thats given to devotees to use?

    Most of the cases, these oils are...
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    staying in the temple with the monks is not...

    staying in the temple with the monks is not recommended as they might not allow visitors to stay with them. And in order to stay within a temple, a person needs to follow certain precepts as a...
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    Hi... I'm also very interested in Sak Yant and...

    Hi... I'm also very interested in Sak Yant and too bad, i do not have a chance to attend this festival yet to date. I would definately try to make it for the one next year and will try to get as much...
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    Hi guys and girls... Sawadee Khrab... really...

    Hi guys and girls... Sawadee Khrab... really happy to find a thread like this.. I'm also greatly interested in Thailand and hopes to settle down there before i reach 35.. Some brief introduction of...
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    Correct me if i'm wrong.. Pakarwan is another...

    Correct me if i'm wrong..

    Pakarwan is another form of Phra Pidta.. With hands covering eyes, ears and mouth.. It's also known as Phra Pidta Maha Ut for protection... ;)
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    I have to agree with TK tat its actually a...

    I have to agree with TK tat its actually a literature piece written by great poets and the info he posted is the same as what i had known. I had not read the literature before as i'm not a Thai and...
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    Ok, the info below is based on my knowledge and...

    Ok, the info below is based on my knowledge and pls forgive me if i'm wrong..

    Khun Peng and Kun Chang are 2 different person. Both were Generals in their time and Khun Chang was the bad guy who...
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    No problem... just sharing... :blush:

    No problem... just sharing... :blush:
  38. Thread: Name in Thai

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    How do you guys write this name then..?? ...

    How do you guys write this name then..??

    Elaine =

    Thanks alot too.... Cheers.. ;)
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    This years Wai Kru is already over and i really...

    This years Wai Kru is already over and i really regretted not being able to make a trip there this year... Thanks for sharing with us...
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    The occult Thai tradition of the kuman thong, or...

    The occult Thai tradition of the kuman thong, or golden boy, originated in Sunthon Phu's classic 19th-century story Khun Chang, Khun Phaen and has since become a widespread belief.


    THE OCCULT:...
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    For GMT, i will recommend those made by AC Yen...

    For GMT, i will recommend those made by AC Yen Wat Sgan Ngam...

    As for how to feel if the spirit is there, there are alot of myths around it. I would prefer to just use my heart to take care of it...
  42. Thread: Name in Thai

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    I'm so very sorry guys, i actually forgot to put...

    I'm so very sorry guys, i actually forgot to put the name i want to translate.. :blush:

    I wanted to translate this name actually.. Elaine

    I know that mine is if i'm not wrong...
    ...
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    Hi, hope to share some info with you guys...

    Hi, hope to share some info with you guys regarding thai tattoos.

    To me, it's not advisable to tattoo a Buddha's image on your body and like what one bro had said, it's not easy for a layman to...
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    Hi, i'm new to this forum and maybe i can share...

    Hi, i'm new to this forum and maybe i can share more about Gunmantongs with your.

    Gunmantongs are child spirits that are put into small statues resembling babies by monks and white robe Ajahns....
  45. Thread: Name in Thai

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    Name in Thai

    Hi, can anyone pls help me to translate this name to Thai as in Thai Fonts? Thanks... Khup Khoon Khrab... :laughlong
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