Home‎ > ‎Newsflash in detail‎ > ‎

Tum dee, di dee Tum Chua, di Chua

posted 23 May 2017, 23:13 by Happi Mess

make merit Thailand

MAKING MERIT - wikipedia.org - The result of doing good deeds

Thailand is pre-dominantly Buddhist (over 90% of the population are Buddhists). I am far from being an expert on Buddhism, but living in Thailand it is impossible not to realize the impact it has on everyday life and the value placed on merit-making. 

Thai words" Tam Boon"


There is a Thai saying which says that “if you do good you will receive good, if you do evil you will receive evil.” 

Thai Slang: Tum dee, di dee Tum Chua, di Chua

Put very simply, most Thais have a general belief in karma and reincarnation. So the good and bad actions in a Thai persons current life will have an effect on their next life. Making-merit helps ease the path of the current life as well as the future lives to come 

Offering alms to monks and praying are just two ways of making merit. Early morning in most towns and cities, monks in saffron robes can be seen collecting alms. As well as food and flowers, items such as washing powder and anything the temples may find useful in their day-to-day running are also donated by the public. Many Thai festivals, such as Songkran (Thai New Year), provide opportunities to make-merit and help clear the slate for any previous indiscretions.



Here's a really cool alternative


Visit the FSCC slum child care centre Bangkok with a donation of food, smiles, money
cleanse your sins..... (then go party .. again)

How to


organise a visit with a birthday cake or donation of money, food or clothing and away you go

Image may contain: 3 people, people smiling, people standing and outdoor



3. Donate and have a cheer with the kids



Three (3) cheers for happiness

Donate
  • Your time
  • Your Smile
  • Your Photos
  • Money / Food / Clothing


Ideas 
  • share a birthday cake with the kids - instant party


See our adventure .. BPAC visits to FSCC








Updates









Posted to Facebook Group Bangkok Nightlife  100,000 + members .. free to join 








Tourism Bangkok

Image may contain: 1 person
By Last Five (5) items:   see all    
   
  
 
Directory Tourism

Master Index Tourism Bangkok

Industry and ThemeName & URLMain Function
Transport: Major Stations Tourism Major Transport Stations Skytrain, Subway, River 
Newbies: Introduction to Bangkok "Novice to Advanced" Novice to Pro 
BTS (skytrain) Stations BTS Directory Map / Menu / Attractions / Food & Drink 
Tourism web tools tips and tricks useful web tools 
Discounts / Promotions Discount - Promos - Specials Promotions / Specials / Discount Cards 
Showing 5 items from page Master Directory Tourism Bangkok sorted by edit time. View more »
click: Vacation fun: all activities Prices Bangkok

Viator
https://www.partner.viator.com/en/22027/Bangkok/d343-ttd?activities=all

or narrow the search in Viator Bangkok by category




Hotels nearby




Recommended: 

Agoda search     











Other stuff









Media Channels





Places visited  


Where we have been link

why try .. . see places of interest, sort table by any column


Bangkok Hospitality & Tourism

Donate Photos, videos to to our Community Groups

Become a Roaming reporter how it works



News
  • Talk is better than Text Why Talking is Better Than Texting   21 reason why ....  believe it or not share this page https://goo.gl/s5pRB6 Updates Related topics when we find them we add to ...
    Posted 11 Feb 2018, 02:52 by Happi Mess
  • Stagetime Comedy Bangkok NEW LOCATION share this page https://goo.gl/Z1ibLr JAN 2018 NEW ADDRESS   see photos / videos of the new venue and latest show Updates Related topics when we find them we add ...
    Posted 11 Feb 2018, 03:04 by Happi Mess
  • Supermoon Jan 31st 2018 look for it only happens every 150 years . share this page https://goo.gl/jLvqeJ About 2018’s 2nd supermoon on January 31January has 2 full supermoons. The 2nd one comes on ...
    Posted 30 Jan 2018, 22:39 by Happi Mess
  • Chinanatown Fair 2018 Jan 28th Share this page  https://goo.gl/KigpLLone day fair in chinatown Bangkok - detailsUpdatesPosted to Facebook Group Bangkok Nightlife  100,000 + members .. free to join Tourism Bangkokshowing ...
    Posted 24 Jan 2018, 21:16 by Happi Mess
  • The Royal Crematorium on Sanam Luang updated 19th October 2017Share this page https://goo.gl/R872jKQR Code: SM hub this page No typing, point & scan for instant access FREE smartphone QR code readerSocial ...
    Posted 24 Jan 2018, 09:54 by Happi Mess
Showing posts 1 - 5 of 196. View more »