Category Archives: Thailand

Thaïland : the indian influence

Located in a swampy area, the Wat Phra Ram, one of the oldest monument at Ayutthaya, has started to be constructed around 1369 by the king Ramesuan on the cremation site of his father, Ramathibodi I, the first king of the Ayutthaya … Continue reading

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When India export its culture : the “ramayana” revisited

“Khon” is a masked dance-drama depicting scenes of the Ramakien – the Thai version of the Indian Ramayana, the book that relates the life of the hindu god Rama, his search for his beloved princess, Sita, who has been abducted … Continue reading

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