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  phra khi mah bintabaat

 

Thailand

Every morning the monks and novices of Wat Tham Pah Acha Thong set off on horseback to go on bintabaat, i.e. alms begging.

 

They visit the nearby villages thus giving local residents the opportunity to make merit by filling the monk's alms bowls.

 

  phra khi mah bintabaat

 

  phra khi mah bintabaat

 

The young novices look after their own horses.

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