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  kong teik (gong de)

 

Thailand

Kong teik or gong de is a Chinese kind of tamboon ritual in which relatives offer paper paraphernalia to their dead. It is common at Thai-Chinese funerals. In the back stand materialistic items made from paper, on the floor lies gold paper or jin zhi.

 

Paper cars, refrigerators, air-conditioning sets and other fake luxury items.

 

  kong teik (gong de)