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Phi Ya Wom (Grandma Wom, the Ghost)

Once long ago, when the earth and sky were so close, anyone could stretch up and reach the sky from earth easily and the mountains were only as tall as the rice plants, a grandma ghost called Phi Ya Wom lived in the forest near a town called MuangtaiMuangtang.  Her foods were animals and people… Continue reading Phi Ya Wom (Grandma Wom, the Ghost)

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Luang Pho Khi Kai Po (The Abbot and the Chicken Droppings)

Now i will tell a story no less interesting than the story that I told you. The story about the contest of wills between a smart novice and the abbot. In the old days, parents sent their sons to live in the temple so that they could learn to read and write.  Some of them… Continue reading Luang Pho Khi Kai Po (The Abbot and the Chicken Droppings)

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The King Who Makes Dreams Come True

I will tell you an interesting story about an arrogant king, who thinks that he can make all dreams come true and a surprise ending. King Phrommathat of Pharanasi was once known for his greatness. His kingdom became the most prosperous and his people the most contented. The king could give his people everything. . .… Continue reading The King Who Makes Dreams Come True