Songkran

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Songkran is a Thai traditional New Year which starts on April 13 every year and lasts for 3 days.People will celebrate Songkran day by throwing the water or water guns. It is also known as the "Water Festival" as people believe that water will wash away bad luck.But the purposed of thai adults are;they want people to come home to visit their parents, pay respect to them, and usually bring them a small gift. People go to the temple to pray and give food to monks. They also clean the Buddha images in temples with water and gentle Thai perfume (น้ำอบไทย).).[1]

And the legend of the important ladies on Songkran Day is Nang Songkran. The seven daughters of Kabil Maha Phrom.They have their own names, but most of people called them as Nang Songkran or the Songkran Ladies and they rides on the animals. She stands on the animal’s back if she comes in the morning rides on its back if she comes in the afternoon. For instance, in the year 1951, the Songkran Lady named Kimitha appeared on the 13th April at 1 o'clock 17 minutes and 56 seconds in the morning. She reclined with her eyes closed on the back of a buffalo. The time she appears is when the sun first enters the sign of Aries which heralds the beginning of Songkran New Year's Day..[2]

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