Muay Thai hero ‘Buakaw’ becomes a monk

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Muay Thai hero ‘Buakaw’ becomes a monk

Post by Fortyeightvows » Fri Oct 20, 2017 4:16 am

"Muay Thai fighter Buakaw Banchamek, who is loved by many Thais for his down-to-earth persona, was ordained in a Bangkok temple this morning, as said he intends to remain in the monkhood for a symbolic nine days as a dedication to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
Among fans and friends, the 35-year-old fighter had a hair-shaving ceremony and became a monk this morning at Bang Waek Temple in Phasi Charoen area. In a statement published on his official Facebook page, Buakaw also asked for forgiveness from those he had done wrong — a tradition for those entering the monkhood."

https://coconuts.co/bangkok/news/muay-t ... omes-monk/

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