"The Thai Baai-sri ceremony" 2019
"The Thai Baai-sri ceremony"
Sripatum International College held a Thai Baai sri ceremony for Students to let us all unite in brotherhood and so is passed from generation to generation.
The ceremony of binding one’s wrist with the holy thread is embedded in Thai culture and is widely used across Thailand
The holy thread (thread for binding the wrist), it is regarded to be an amulet; a sacred thing that should be kept on the wrist (after binding one’s wrist) for 3 days. Thais will not throw the thread in a bad or dirty place because the holy thread is sacred.
Thai people believe that it is the center of the persons blessing, so it should be treated with respect. Some elder people used to say that holy thread that is well kept will offer good luck, i.e may help protect the owner’s from thieves, other dangers or can even help the owner to be loved by other people.
The speech said that, when the those gathered at the ceremony are binding the wrist is also considered to be another important things in this ceremony. It should be beautiful, sweet, polite, and have good meanings.