Mock funerals held in Thailand to ‘remember death’, restore fortunes

Jan 28, 2021 | INVESTING

In a temple on the outskirts of Bangkok, participants at a daily ritual clutch a bunch of flowers and lie down in a coffin with a sheet pulled over them as monks chant.The Wat Bangna Nai temple in the Thai capital draws more than 100 people a day who choose to perform the ceremony in the hope it can improve their fortunes or give them a fresh start.And for some at least, the pressures of life during the pandemic have made the ritual take on more importance.“I have to admit that I’m stressed…

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