Marriage Customs in Thailand

In Thailand, the custom of getting married is a community affair. Relationships may be arranged by families, and a wedding must win the respect of both his princess’s and his own families This can be seen in the Sin Sod bride and the custom of giving the bride’s household gifts of gold and cash. This behavior is viewed as a sign of the vicar’s cultural standing and riches.

A couple will ask an unusual number of monks to their home on the wedding day to participate in Rod Nam Sang, a unique blessing ritual. The brides likely receive fluids blessing from the monks, who also wish them happiness and success in their marriage.

Procession for Khan Maak

The man and his family will arrive at the bride’s home in a parade on the wedding day carrying trays of meals, flowers, and other items. The members in this festive and enjoyable service sing music to the defeat of much Thai drummers. Sin Sod, cash, other gifts, betel nuts, fragrance sticks, candles, grains, and other opportune items that stand for adore, prosperity, longevity, fertility are all found on the trays.

An elder from the vicar’s relatives did put a customary headband made of cotton on the bride and groom after they have passed the doors of the wedding home. The two eyes are next looped up with a specially prepared white thread called” sai monkhon,” which represents the idea that even though they are joining as one, they will always be separate institutions.