Rite and Inherited form of Khrumornora and Nora-Rong Khru in Prig Sub district, Thung Yai district, Nakhon Si Thammarat Province

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Jettana Inyarat
Wannakorn Ponpichai


Studying and collecting information about rituals and forms of Inheritance is very important because it is relevant to everyday life, occurring until death, especially in the middle ages down and cannot be implemented until after many consequences. Gathering relevant knowledge that helps interested parties to study and understand easier. This study aims to study rituals and inherited form about Khru-Mor-Nora and Nora-Rong Khru in Prig Sub district, Thung Yai District, Nakhon Si Thammarat Province. The sample group were the person who has faith, the successor is the main leader in the ritual and selected purposive sampling method. Data were collected by data recording form, observation data form, and in-depth interview. The results of the study showed that there were 6 rituals in the ritual: 1) the crown ritual or the large cloth tie, 2) the ritual of release tying up the cloth, 3) the ritual of the bracelet insertion, 4) the ritual of treating illnesses that occur with the body in different ways, 5) a ritual that uses the body to communicate between the common man and the deceased ancestor, and 6) the vindication ritual. While there are two forms of inheritance: 1) inheriting along the lines of teacher inheritance, Khru-Mor-Nora and Nora-Rong Khru are inherited in the kinship system, and 2) the succession patterns of Khru-Mor-Nora and Nora-Rong Khru are images form of inheritance, belief and ritual inheritance pattern. The results of the study will be transmitted to the community by making a handbook to give to the learning center in the community for use in studying various rituals related to Khru-Mor-Nora and Nora-Rong Khru in the research area.


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Inyarat , J., & Ponpichai, W. . (2021). Rite and Inherited form of Khrumornora and Nora-Rong Khru in Prig Sub district, Thung Yai district, Nakhon Si Thammarat Province. JOURNAL OF SOUTHERN TECHNOLOGY, 14(2), 118–126. Retrieved from https://so04.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/journal_sct/article/view/247437
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