Pattaya Daily News

20 October 2006 :: 19:10:47 pm 26155

Recite incantations over “supernatural Fried rice”

On October 18th., at Sawangboriboon Foundation in Naklua , Deputy Mayor Wattana Jantarawaranon led the committees of the vegetarian Festival 2006 to chant and invite “ Poay Siean Joe Sae” to communicate with “Jee Chiw”, the representative of human kind, to bless and bring luck.
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“Poay Siean Joe Sae”  wrote the mystic symbol on the rice bags and the special recipes for the “supernatural Fried rice” 

Mr. Suchat Denchuaychai, President of Pattaya Chef Association said that this year the Association has prepared the largest pan of fried rice with more than 60 chefs from various hotels in Pattaya will help to prepare this. The ingredients that will be included in the fried rice would be brown jasmine rice, mushroom, water chestnut, cashew nut, carrot, beans, yam, potato, soya sauce, salt, sugar, pepper etc. All together, the weight of the fried rice will be around 605.4 kilogram and about 2,000 servings. 

The vegetarian Festival with this highlight of the event is the world largest pan of fried rice, the event will be held from 21-31 October 2006. On Saturday,  October 21st, the religious ceremony will take place to welcome the Goddess, Seng Ti Tee with a spectacular dragon dance procession from Pak Nam Poh consisting of 200 performers. 

The procession will start off at Bali Hai and circle round Pattaya City till they come to Sawangboriboon Foundation in Naklua to invoke the God “Giew Guang Huk Joh” and Goddess to be present at the Foundation during this period to bless and bring luck. It is expected that the event will be to draw more tourists both the local Thai and Foreigners than last year. 

Finally, “ Poay Siean Joe Sae” chose one special bamboo to be an “Angel’s lamp”, the bamboo is 9.19 Meters long, which was marked as a supernatural number for the event.

‘The persons who join the event and become a vegetarian for this period of time will be blessed by the 10 auspicious things’, by the Lord Buddha. 

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10 Auspicious things are:
1. Fall in grace with Goddesss, people and animals.
2. You will be move lenient and merciful with people. 
3. Be able to control your urge of revenge.
4. Be spared of sicknesses.
5. Long life.
6. Be protected by the 8 Super- Angels.
7. Have a wonderful and promissing dream.
8. Be free of any hate feelings.
9. Floating in nirvana, not slip into all vices.
10. When passing away, your body and mind will be led to next incarnation.

Reporter : PDN staff   Photo : PDN staff   Category : Tourism News

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