Thai culture and traditions

Thai culture and traditions

Translated by - OMEGA

 

The culture of Thailand, and borrows much influenced by the culture of China, India and Cambodia, the States and peoples of Southeast Asia. Buddhism , Hinduism and animism also have its huge weathered . All these traditions have been successfully adapted to modern life. As characteristic values ​​of the Thais is interesting to note escape rudeness among Thais when you need to resolve urgent problems or to respond to a tense situation . WAI greeting with a slight bow of the head is the most traditional and interesting for tourists - it is used for greeting, farewell or recognition. In the majority of cases this runaway hit among tourists in Thailand is carried out with a bright positive attitude, coincidentally Thailand is called the " Land of Smiles " . In social norms Thais notes that touch the head of the interlocutor is considered as unique disrespectful and it's nice to be avoided. This also applies to traditional European approval pat on the shoulder. With your feet pointing towards themselves is also considered disrespectful . Can not help but notice a dignified respect for the young to the old in Thailand. Another important part of the character traits and traditions in Thailand and respect for hierarchy among the people there. Else you should be wary of Thai territory not occur coin or note , as one side of their present King. Physical contact with Thai  monks and  females is prohibited. If you are in the temple should be in decent attire and not touching anything , showing respect. Entering the temple , you must take off your shoes and go barefoot , looking to not step on the doorstep.