Poi Sang Long or Luk Kaew ordination is one of Thailand culture, Which put clothing, jewelry, body decoration With lots of gold silver glass rings. In addition, the Luk Kaew in Poi Sang Long parade will move along with the exciting rhythm. At the same time, conveys the image of the beauty of cultural traditions and the way of life.
Luk Kaew ordination is the Buddhist ritual of Tai Yai People in northern Thailand. Such as Mae Hong Son, Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai Therefore when the dry season of April arrived, it was consistent with the boy semester break At the same time, novice ordination is the ideal time to learn religious teachings. The festival holds annually Which holds a festival for the 3 days.
In addition, in the past, it was considered that the ordination of this Luk Kaew was to educate children.
Those who ordain as novices will shave their hair. Adorn with beautiful decorations with precious jewelry such as necklace, bracelets, rings using Burmese headdress In addition, wearing white high socks, wearing a Burma sarong on the head, white powder on the face, writing eyebrows and red lips. Because of the belief that the Lord Buddha before ordained as a prince, the son of the king. After that renounced his passion to search for the light of life.
Likewise Dressing up for those who ordain So to see that a wealthy person who can cut the passion. To ordain and study the dharma as well
This event held every year. There are many tourists coming to join the activity. And received support from the Tourism Authority of Thailand to publicize the event To allow tourists to experience the ancient culture of the northern Thai tribes as well.