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Thailand Seeks Sacred Water Sources For Coronation Rituals


More than 100 water sources throughout Thailand are being evaluated for use in the royal coronation, the government said Tuesday. Officials are visiting 107 rivers, streams and rivulets to see which are most ideal for drawing holy water to be used in rituals set to take place in May. In accordance with longstanding traditions, the sacred water will be used to anoint King Vajiralongkorn as the new monarch when the ceremony commences May 4.