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Economic prosperity and modernity are beginning to have an impact on religious life in thailand, a country that is 95 percent buddhist but that in the last 30 years has seen the number of buddhist monks decrease by about half. An introduction to the fascinating world of thai buddhism and spirit belief walk our introductory path and then explore our aspects.
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