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  tamboon (releasing birds)

 

Cambodia

Disadvantaged people trying to make a living often sell captive birds that are meant to be released in order to make merit, an act known in Thai as tamboon.

 

Thailand

This system of tamboon works two ways: the buyer gains merit by freeing the bird, whilst the seller is supported by the financial contribution.

 

  tamboon (releasing birds)