Thursday, 18 October 2007

The temples associated with each animal in the 12 year cycle

In Thai this system is called “naksat pi”. Thai people believe it is important that they should visit the temple associated with their birth sign.

Below are a table indicating your pilgrimage site.

Year of the Rat: Phra That Si Chom Thong, Chomthong, Chiang Mai Province
Year of the Ox: Phra That Lampang Luang, Ko Kha, Lampang Province
Year of the Tiger: Phra That Choe Hae, Phrae
Year of the Rabbit: Phra That Chae Haeng, Phu Phiang, Nan Province
Year of the Dragon: Wat Phra Singh, Chiang Mai
Year of the Snake: Wat Jet Yot, Chiang Mai
Year of the Horse: Wat Phra Borommathat, Ban Tak, Tak Province
Year of the Goat: Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai Province
Year of the Monkey : Phra That Phanom, Ban That Phanom, Nakhon Phanom Province
Year of the Rooster : Wat Phra That Hariphunchai, Lamphun Province
Year of the Dog : Wat Ketkaram, Chiang Mai
Year of the Pig: Phra That Doi Tung, Mae Fa Luang, Chiang Rai

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