May All Beings Be Happy!!
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: So happy to be back to the City of Angels (Krung Thep)
Paradorn to ordain as Monk
In common with most Thai young men Paradorn will ordain as monk in the end of November for a short period. In Paradorn's case it will be for seven days. Here is the account in today's The Nation newspaper:
Paradorn also set November 25 as the day for his ordination as a monk, a religious ceremony which almost every Thai man has to perform as a form of gratitude to their parents. He plans to become a monk for seven days at the Thung Setthi temple, which is not far from his home.
“It’s always been my intention to be ordained, but I had found it hard to put it in my schedule because I have to be on the tour most of the year. As I son, I’m supposed to do something for my parents to show my gratefulness,” he said.
“My two brothers have already been ordained and now it’s my turn. I think I can give more details after I come back from Paris,’’ said the Thai No 1.
In my long association with Thailand and Thai people, I find that the old traditions are still alive. This what makes me support Paradorn because he is such a good ambassador for Thailand.
MAY ALL BEINGS BE HAPPY!!