99 cows spared for Mother’s Day

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Ninety-nine cows were spared slaughter in an annual gesture made in honor of HM the Queen’s birthday.

The merit-making ceremony was held Aug. 9 at Jittapawan University Banglamung to mark HM Queen Sirikit’s 83rd birthday Aug. 12.

Similar rituals have been held in the past and this time marks as the fifth such rich for Jittapawan and was well attended by many local residents. Activities included giving water and food to the cattle while 99 monks chanted in the background.

The cows concerned will be given to poor families for breeding.

Ninety-nine cows were spared during the annual merit making ceremony to honor HM the Queen’s birthday.Ninety-nine cows were spared during the annual merit making ceremony to honor HM the Queen’s birthday.