IJCH 2016 Vol.2(4): 154-158 ISSN: 2382-6177
doi: 10.18178/ijch.2016.2.4.055

The Identity of Cultural Arts: Thai Massage at Wat Pho to Communicate the English Materials for Tourism

Kitda Praraththajariya
Abstract—The main study of this work was to communicate the identity of cultural arts: Thai massage at Wat Pho the to communicate English materials for tourism. There were two purposes the following items: 1) The identity of cultural arts: Thai massage at Wat Pho is located at Phra Nakhon district in Bangkok, Thailand. It is on Rattanakosin Island which is established directly south of the Palace. This temple is one of the six temples in Thailand as the highest level of the first-class royal temples. The temple was also the earliest center for public education in Thailand and originated a school of Thai medicine. It is known as the first traditional Thai massage. 2) The communication of the identity of cultural Arts: Thai massage at Wat Pho to communicate the English materials for tourism which the author found and designed to present in the English materials can be summed up Thai massage.

Index Terms—Thai massage, Wat Pho, tourism, Nuad Thai.

Kitda Praraththajariya is with Humanities and Social Sciences, Suansunandha Rajabhat University 1 U-Thong Nok Dusit District, Bangkok10300, Thailand (e-mail: kitda@hotmail.com, kitda.pa@ssru.ac.th)

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Cite: Kitda Praraththajariya, "The Identity of Cultural Arts: Thai Massage at Wat Pho to Communicate the English Materials for Tourism," International Journal of Culture and History vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 154-158, 2016.

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