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Thailand in Review (Expat Week #041)


Adventures of an American Traveler

Bangkok has him now, and she’ll never let him go. ~Tattoo Joe from Hangover 2

Besides the memories of an adventure in an exotic land, the one other thing I hoped to bring back from Thailand with me was a mala, Buddhist prayer beads, sometimes called the Buddhist rosary. I wanted my mala to be in the large size, the 108 bead length. I also wanted to bring back a Buddha icon but was told farang’s (foreigners) were not allowed to remove Buddha icons from Thailand because farang’s would not take care of a Buddha with appropriate reverence.

I didn’t want these items because I’m a Buddhist. I’m not nor do I have aspirations to become a Buddhist though I do enjoy reading Buddhist teachings particularly those associated with compassion. I wanted the mala for my religious icon collection which I began during my time in India.

From Pune, India…

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