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  nahm mon (blessed water)

 

Thailand

Nahm mon or ‘blessed water’ is used by Buddhist monks to bless believers or sacred objects, by sprinkling them with holy water, using a brush or tassel-like aspergillum made from bamboo. This religious action is known as rod nahm mon (fig.).

See also POSTAGE STAMP.