Ratchathani, northeastern Thailand , where local Thai people make traditional rockets at fixed seasons Shooting into the sky to pray for good weather and good harvest in the coming year, Ubon Ratchathani artists painted the Rocket Festival into the murals of local Buddhist temples (Figure 4), and related contexts around the festival, such as parades, dances, play and games. Scenes such as launching rockets are included in the painting to convey the local life style, which makes people smile.
arrow_forward_iosunderstand more fax number list Powered by GliaStudio The serial murals of the Rocket Festival are not special. I have traveled to more than 100 Buddhist temples in Thailand and found that the observation and description of things by the Thai people are often contextual. During the pagoda, the relevant contexts around the pagoda, such as fasting monks, folk activities, and believers praying for blessings, are often drawn together. Recording stories with serial pictures is a common painting style of the generalized Thai people, including the Thai people in Thailand, the Dai people in Yunnan, the Lao people in Laos, and the Shan people in Myanmar.
It is especially evident in the murals of Buddhist temples. It uses pictures to describe meaning and occasionally adds text. Xiaobiao, this kind of painting style handed down from the ancestors, is shared by the Thai people of many countries. ╣╧4_╛└╡e├╕╗sªbªa╕`╝y Photo Credit: Zhang YaliangFigure 4: Mural painting Rocket Festival (detail). Photographed by the author at Wat Liab, Ubon Ratchathani Province, Thailand Writing at this point, I can’t help but think that when I visited Yunnan many years ago, I saw the murals of the Cultural Revolution in the Dai Buddhist temple in Jinghong. It is understood that this ancient Buddhist temple was built in the 6th century AD and was severely damaged during the Cultural Revolution. It was not until the 1970s that it was With the help of the whole village and.