On Monday 11 February 2008 Governor of Prachuapkhirikhan Province Mr. Prasong Pitulkitja has shown Mai-Jan-Hom magic tree to Hua Hin residents. He and the provincial staff went recently to the Gui-Buri Jungle to find Mai-Jan-Hom tree. Thais believe that this tree has magic powers. In the past when the Thai prince, princess, king or queen has had a funeral, the cinerary urn was made out of Mai-Jan-Hom wood.
Today Governor Mr. Prasong Pitulkitja has carried golden tray with Mai-Jan-Hom wood and has shown it to Hua Hin residents. Governor has led a procession from the Government Department to Hua Hin Municipality. The procession has arrived at 09am. Many government officials and Hua Hin residents have lined up along the footpath to welcome the procession and to see the wood from Mai-Jan-Hom magic tree.
Shortly after the residents saw Mai-Jan-Hom, the Governor took the wood from Mai-Jan-Hom magic tree to Bangkok to present it to the palace. The wood from Mai-Jan-Hom magic tree is or the funeral ceremony of HRH Princess Galyani Vadhana who has died early this year. HRH Princess Galyani Vadhanahas carried out many projects to help our country.
Reported by Khun Tuck Dechapanya
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