An Activity in LOCAL TALES AND MYTHS Course

On March 16, 2024 in the course 2746105 LOCAL TALES AND MYTHS (Development Education that is responsible for teaching general education courses. cognate of Humanities, Bachelor’s degree), students from various faculties visited Wat Phrarup, Suphan Buri Province, which owns many good objects and a very sophisticating local museum.

– The abbot was an initiator and the centers of beliefs and work of people from many sectors.

– An amateur archeology club has been joined in the area. It is a very strong gathering of people in the community (there is also an alumni of the Faculty of Commerce and Accountancy from Chulalongkorn University), organizing activities, producing books, disseminating information, and working with provincial agencies. Their passion is very vigorous.

– A former monk who likes to take photos has compiled several photos at different times of the temple since the restoration was not started. The photos of many traditional events can be organized into small exhibitions.

– A very old and beautiful reclining Buddha has been located.

– A famous Khun Phaen amulet can be found.

– Only one wooden Buddha footprint has been simulated so that people can cover it with gold piece to make merit.

– A lot of old items need to be managed, registered, and placed till organized information can be visible in the social media:

– THAI KHADI RESEARCH INSTITUTE, Thammasat University, received a grant from the Program Management Unit for Human Resources & Institutional Development Research and Innovation (PMU-B) to build a museum, which obtained many combinations of success factors.

Thank you Dr. Sirot Phinanratchathon and Dr Dr. Asa Kumpha for being speakers today.

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