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Strength, Wisdom and Enlightenment: Understanding Elephants in Thai Culture

Strength, Wisdom and Enlightenment: Understanding Elephants in Thai Culture

The importance of the elephant in Thai culture and society dates back thousands of years, and is still closely tied to Thailand’s image today. Elephants are stunning animals, and their grace and strength have made...
by Anna Bennington on January 14, 2018
Do Buddhists Celebrate Christmas?

Do Buddhists Celebrate Christmas?

For Buddhists, especially those living in the western world, the holidays are a time of year when they’re often asked if they celebrate Christmas. While it might seem like the answer is obvious, in reality...
by Anna Bennington on December 22, 2017
Thai Reflexology: Discover Its Origins and Healing Powers

Thai Reflexology: Discover Its Origins and Healing Powers

At Hippie Pants we are always working to educate and promote every aspect of Thailand, beyond just the clothes that we sell. Thailand is a major destination for those seeking alternative healing and health benefits,...
by Anna Bennington on September 13, 2017
The Curious Thai Traditions Regarding Placentas

The Curious Thai Traditions Regarding Placentas

When it comes to different cultures, traditions can be both surprising and fascinating in certain areas of the world.  What seems obvious in one country, might seem extremely odd in another. In Thailand traditions are...
by Hippie Pants on February 25, 2016
Buddhism: the leading faith in Thailand

Buddhism: the leading faith in Thailand

Religion has always been part of the everyday life of the Thai people so it’s little wonder about 95% of the population follows Theravada Buddhism, which is the official religion of the country. It has as its basis the teachings of Buddha, who is also known as “the enlightened” or “nee Siddhartha Gautama.”
by Hippie Pants on November 08, 2015

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