Thu, 26 Oct 2017 15:06
Royal Urn placed on funeral pyre
The Royal Urn of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej was placed on the Royal Funeral pyre or Phra Chittakathan at 2.12pm on Thursday.
Wed, 25 Oct 2017 10:44
Banana stalk carvings transferred to Royal Pyre
Palace and local master artisans on Tuesday night finished the expertly hand-carved banana stalks, featuring vegetables and flowers, that will decorate the outside of the Royal Pyre – Phra Chittakathan, as it is known in Thai – and prevent the flames from spreading outwards.
Tue, 24 Oct 2017 01:00
Carving out a Final Tribute
Master artisans from all over the nation have put their talent to work in carving banana trees, vegetables and flowers for the royal pyre
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 01:00
HRH Princess Sirindhorn performs sacred offering ceremony for funeral pyre
HER ROYAL Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn yesterday performed the auspicious sacred offering ceremony on decorative fresh flowers, elaborate banana stalks, fruit, and vegetables, which will be the natural flame retardant on the royal funeral pyre or Phra Chittakathan for the Royal Cremation.