‘Visit the Yonwithi community,’ give alms to monks on a raft, Oh Poi Market


Ratchaburi, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Culture Give alms to monks on a raft, Oh Poi Market invites you to "visit Yalavithi Community" Ban Tha Makham, Suan Phueng District, Ratchaburi Province, praising it as the best model community of 2023, pinning a new Karen cultural landmark for tourists. Support the creation of jobs and income for the community . People in the community dress in a characteristic of the Karen ethnicity. Bring local products to sell at the Rim Than morning market. 'O Poi Market' (meaning rest) including local food such as Khao Daek Sesame, Khao Hod Karen The main highlight of the community is its beautiful nature. There is a Lam Phachi flowing through Oh Poi Market. Therefore, the idea was to invite monks to sit on bamboo rafts and come to collect alms. By allowing tourists to give alms to the rafting monks in the morning for good fortune, it is called "Taking alms to the rafting monks" which is considered the charm of Oh Poi Market. Source: Thai News Agency