Sunday, October 29, 2006

Ratchaphruek Flowers : The Significance and Symbolism of Thailand.

Ratchaphruek Flowers of Thailand50 Years Ago, The governmental tried to assign a flowers of Thailand. Finally, Ratchaphruek Flowers is a get in flowers of Thailand. In Thailand, ‘Ratchaphruek’ -- the Golden Shower Tree (Cassia Fistula L.), is considered to be an auspicious tree.

The dazzling yellow flowers signify two out of the three most important institutions of the Thai nation – the national religion, Buddhism, and His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej who was born on Monday. Yellow is the color associated with Monday.

The shape of the pollen resembles the Thai numeral for nine; another fascinating characteristic that is symbolic of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Rama IX, the ninth ruler of the illustrious Chakri dynasty.

Given these many auspicious associations, the bright and cheerful yellow blossoms of the Ratchaphruek tree have been the inspiration for the name and logo of Thailand’s first International Horticultural Exposition for His Majesty the King -- Royal Flora Ratchaphruek 2006.


[Source : royalfloraexpo]
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1 Comments:

Blogger Jon Raio said...

That is a very beautiful flower. Thailand looks like a wonderful country and I would really like to visit Thailand sometime soon.

Jon (www.sealeytravel.com)

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