These Four Religious Festivals Link India & Thailand Culturally
6, Nov 2019, 2:58 PM
In his recent trip to Bangkok, Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasized that India and Thailand have strong cultural linkages and said that commerce and culture have inherent power to unite. While most people know that India’s influence can be found in Thailand’s culture, arts, scriptures, language, etc. but what is not known to many is that Thailand celebrates four major annual festivals that have been deeply influenced by the Indian culture.
In this episode of Culture 'Shauk', we revisit the Indian-Thai cultural linkage through four religious festivals that celebrated at the same time of the year but under different names.