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  • The Legend of Phra Boromma That Nakhon Sri Thammarat

    The legend of Phra Boromma That Nakhon Sri Thammarat or the legend of the Buddha’s Relics of Nakhon Sri Thammarat is very important folk literature of the people of Nakhon Sri Thammarat and the southe...

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  • The Legend of Phra Chao Liap Lok

    The legend of Phra Chao Liap Lok or the legend of the Buddha’s Journeys is Thai Buddhist folk literature, particularly in the northern and northeastern regions of Thailand. In some areas the legend is...

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  • The Legend of Phra Kaeo Morakot

    The legend of Phra Kaeo Morakot or the legend of the Emerald Buddha image is Thai Buddhist literature. It is also known alternatively as “Tamnan Phra Kaeo” and “Tamnan Phra Phuttha Maha Manirattana Pa...

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  • The Legend of Phra Phuttha Sihing

    The legend of Phra Phuttha Sihing or Sihingkhanithan – the legend of the Sihing Buddha image- describes the history of the Sihing Buddha image, how it was built and its relocation since it is an impo...

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  • The Myth of Dao Luk Kai

    The myth of Dao Luk Kai - the tale of the Pleiades - is a story that explains the origin of the Pleiades and provides the reason why the star has seven members. It serves as a moral lesson teaching gr...

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  • The Myth of Phra Chao Ha Phra Ong

    The myth of Phra Chao Ha Phra Ong - the myth of the Five Buddhas - is a folk narrative that is widespread in all regions of Thailand. The title of the story is different in some regions. In the North...

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  • The Myth of Phraya Khan-khak

    The myth of Phraya Khan-khak - the myth of the Toad Prince - is folk literature that is popular among the people in the northeastern and northern regions of Thailand. It is commonly known as Tamnan Ph...

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  • The Tale of Khun Chang-Khun Phaen

    The tale of Khun Chang-Khun Phaen is a triangle love story that the Thai people during the Ayutthaya era composed as Khap Sepha - verse recitation by singing, accented by the clapping of woodblocks - ...

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  • The Tale of Sang Thong

    The tale of Sang Thong is well-known and appreciated by the Thai people in various regions and persisted in several regional versions in both oral and written. The oldest written version is Suwan Sang...

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  • The Tale of Sri Thanonchai

    The tale of Sri Thanonchai is a trickster tale. The story was long orally told and later written down in verse - Kap and Klon Sepha types - as well as in prose. Sri Thanonchai tale is one of the most...

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