Every ??? at the advent of the spring sowing, the Thai ???oylal f???iy stege a?
Shot ??? Handal
??? approaching (3 shots)
King & Queen watching
S???bol ploughing (2 shots)
Frooes ??? of priests and officials; King watching; sy??? ploughing by ???: sowing seed; public look ???.
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Background: Every ??? at the advent of the spring sowing, the Thai ???oylal f???iy stege a solemn ??? ???bolic ploughing. Brahmin prie???ts lea??? ??? a procession past ??? followed by specially traised ??? w??? ???lough aout ??? furrows.
Priests scatter grain carried by women courtiers. They ??? to divine what type of harvest can be expected at the end of the ???y. The signs this year promised a record rice crop. A huge ??? watch this solemn ceremony which is considered one of ??? in the Thai religious calendar.