Division of Curriculum Support and Instructional Media providing audiovisual equipment services in the Traditional Lak Phra
Division of Curriculum Support and Instructional Media staff provided audiovisual equipment services and recorded images in the Traditional Lak Phra at the Ploenta area, Thaiburee Auditorium, Walailak University.
On 3-4 November 2023, Walailak University receiving kindness from Phra Khru Phattharadhammaporn, Abbot of Wat Khao Lek, organized the activity to promote the Traditional Lak Phra (Pulling the Buddha image) at the Ploenta area, Thaiburee Auditorium, Walailak University, with the aim of preserving and continuing the Traditional Lak Phra for students, staff members of Walailak University and general public. This activity provided an opportunity for everyone to learn about the history, customs and activities in the Traditional Lak Phra, and also made students, staff, and those interested with understanding, and realizing the importance of the good traditions of Buddhism. On this occasion, Phra Khru Phattharadhammaporn, Abbot of Wat Khao Lek, brought “Ruea Phra” (Buddha image carriage) to a stop so that faithful Buddhists could join in making merit.
The activity began on the afternoon of November 3, 2023 including a demonstration of making “Khanom Tom” (boiled desserts made from sticky rice) by the Buddhist group of Wat Khao Lek, a dance performance for “Ruea Phra” by a Nopphitam District dance troupe, and Nora performance by Nora Pensee Yodrabum. On the morning of November 4, 2023, Associate Professor Dr. Suwit Wuthisuthimethavee, Vice-President, Associate Professor Dr. Urai Jaraeprapal, Vice-President, and Assistant Professor Dr. Arthit Boonrodchu, along with staff, students and the public, participated in making merit by offering rice and dry food to monks and joined in dragging “Ruea Phra” back to Wat Khao Lek.
This was the first time of Walailak University that has organized the Traditional Lak Phra. You can see all photos of this event.
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