A Burmese Buddhist
holding a typical
Myanmar-style fan (fig.), akin to the Thai
pad bai lahn (fig.).
As is common with all monks in
Burma, his robe is of a dark reddish brown colour (fig.)
and his eyebrows are not shaved off. Around his
neck he wears a string of beads, known in Thai as a
around his wrist he has a white thread, which in
Thai is referred to as
sai sin (fig.).