This is the great Ramayana Epic of Hinduism re-written, revised, revamped and occasionally recast for Thailand.
The Ramakien is performed as a lavish stage extravaganza called Khon, with masks, glittery costumes and all the thrills, spills and funky dance moves Thailand is capable of.
It’s a feast for the eyes and ears. There is even a shadow play version called Nang yai. It’s a wonder Metro-Goldwin-Meyer never got their hands on it.
Ramakien Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Ramakian, Rammakian, รามเกียรติ์
Gender: Sorry, we don't know
Type: legendary event
Area or people: Thailand
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
Role: Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 1084
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Article last revised on May 05, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.