A cool new Thai T shirt featuring Hanuman, the Monkey God Warrior!
Hanuman, the Monkey God, is one of the principal characters in the epic tale of the Ramakian.
Hanuman, is the Monkey God, Son of the Wind, father of Matchanu, and General of the Ayuthaya Monkey Army in the service of Phra Ram, the exiled King of Ayuthaya and Hero of the Ramakian!
Even today the Hanuman tattoo is very popular! It is not known for sure how the Thai people acquired the Ramayana epic. Indian influence, namely religious and political ideas, began to trickle into Southeast Asia during the early centuries after the death of Christ. Thailand was not the only country to which the epic appealed; many countries in Southeast Asia adopted the tale; especially those on the mainland.
Despite its origin, the Ramakian is very Thai in character; the Thai people have changed the story to suit their taste. Since Rama is an incarnation of the Hindu god Vishnu, the Ramayana is viewed as a sacred story among Hindus. The Thai people, who are Buddhists, have stripped the story of its religious elements. The closest it comes to having religious significance lies in the fact that Rama is viewed as Buddha in a previous life. Primarily though, he is a Thai prince following all Thai mannerisms. As with Indian versions, there exist several versions of the Ramakian. One of the most popular ones was that written by King Rama I of the Chakri dynasty during the eighteenth century. Another version was written by his son, King Rama II, and was meant exclusively for the Khon (Thai Mask) drama.
Versions of the Ramakian are also used for other purposes. Shadow plays and other classical dances draw on material from the Ramakian. Thai temple paintings are filled with scenes from the epic.The Ramakian is so popular that many Thai people are named after characters in the story!
High quality professional screen prints on front and back of a 100% cotton heavy weight T-shirt. Shipped brand new in poly bag.
This amazing new shirt is LARGE size- Please check measurements to insure a proper fit:
Large measures about ~22" across the chest from armpit to armpit and about ~30" long. (~44" chest)
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