Saturday, 3 November 2007

Thai Birthday Colours

In Thai tradition, there is an astrological rule (which has influence from Hindu mythology) that assigns color for each day of the week. The color is assigned based on the color of the God who protecting the day or Navagraha . For example, the God of Sunday is Surya which has red color. These colors of the day are the traditional Thai birthday colors. For example, King Bhumipol was born on Monday, so on his birthday throughout Thailand will be decorated with yellow color.signs color for each day of the week.

English name Thai name Transcription ( Planet )
Sunday วันอาทิตย์ wan athit ( Sun )
Monday วันจันทร์ wan chan ( Moon )
Tuesday วันอังคาร wan angkhan ( Mars )
Wednesday วันพุธ wan phut ( Mercury )
Thursday วันพฤหัสบดี wan pharuehat(sabodi) ( Jupiter )
Friday วันศุกร์ wan suk ( Venus )
Saturday วันเสาร์ wan sao ( Saturn )

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