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Five types of Puang in Atisara text

Author : Dokrak Payaksri
Five types of Puang are Wind-caused diarrhea, ape diarrhea, canine diarrhea, rock diarrhea, and water diarrhea. These appeared in an ancient Thai traditional pharmacopeia book named “Atisara”.

Tags : Puang , dysentery , Atisara codec

Eight kinds of Puang fever in Chandashastra text

Author : Dokrak Payaksri
According to the recent TV drama “Khabodin”, there are many questions which come to mind. One question, from the end of that drama, is about the massive plague that kills many people in the city. The symptoms of that plague were severe diarrhea and non-stop vomit. It was called “Puang fever” at that time.

Tags : Puang , pharmacopeia , Chandashastra , Khabodin

Songkrant, Sangkharnlong, Bun Duean Ha and Wan Wang

Author : Dokrak Payaksri
Songkrant festival is the Thai New Year celebration: in central Thailand it is called "Songkrant", in northern Thailand it is called "Sangkhanlong", in northeastern Thailand it is called "Bun Duean Ha", and in southern Thailand it is called "Wan Wang". Moreover, the neighboring populations in Lao, Myanmar, Cambodia, and the Thai races in Sipsong Banna, China also have this New Year celebration.

Tags : Songkrant , Sangkhanlong , Bun Duean Ha , Wan Wang

Mantra and herbs

Author : Dokrak Payaksri
In the past, there was the tradition of applying herbal treatments along with the Pali Mantra. Most of the Mantras were from Buddhism.

Tags : NPT007-024 , Pharmacopeia , Mantra , Sannibat Kham Klon , home of Doctor He , herb

Klong Yamok

Author : Dokrak Payaksri
Yamok means couple, twin, or double. It is an image of Klong in Chindamanee text. It has the geometric shape in squares arranged from bottom to top.

Tags : Black Thai traditional book , Klong , rhyme , Klong with image

Klong Sairaraj Krabi

Author : Dokrak Payaksri
Klong “Sairaraj krabi” has a square shape, drawn like a lotus petal. The words of Klong or stanza are written in each blank space. The reading of this Klong is quite easy as the words are in order.

Tags : Black Thai traditional book , Klong , rhyme , Klong with image

Klong Akkhara Thot Lek

Author : Dokrak Payaksri
This Klong is in Chindamanee book I, which is assumed to have been composed by Phra Horathipbodi in the reign of King Naray Maharaj. And it is the last Klong of book I, in “Ruesi Plaeng Sarn” subject. This black Thai traditional book, “Chindamanee” book I, from Tha Poot Temple, Rai Khing, Nakhon Pathom. Unfortunately, the writing has faded, but with the comparison of a Chindamanee book from Fine Arts Department, it appears to be complete.

Tags : Black Thai traditional book , Klong , rhyme , Klong with image

Klong Malay Chakraphat

Author : Dokrak Payaksri
Klong Malay Chakraphat is a stanza hidden in a circle drawn like a garland. There are verses hidden in the circle and surrounding segments. Reading is complex because the verses are not complete, so some words must be repeated. Moreover, the way to read is very puzzling.

Tags : Black Thai traditional book , Klong , rhyme , Klong with image
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