On Wednesday at the Statue of the past Lord Chumporn, who is highly respected by the people, the navy and fishermen in the East of Thailand, a ceremony to pay respect to the Lord was opened by the Sattahip's Sheriff Mr. Chaichan Iam-cha-rern, and Sattahip's Mayor. Mr. Narong Bun-ban-jerd-see The observance, based in the Hindu tradition, honored the spirit of past Lord Chumporn and the Takian Lady. The Takian lady’s spirit is believed to reside in a teak tree close to Lord Chumporn’s statue, and people believe that her spirit possesses the power to help people. The attendees prayed for protection in the future, and afterwards, everyone was urged to avoid using plastic in making kratongs, as the plastic pollutes the water, but rather, use natural materials instead.
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