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Fruit carving in Thailand [The Morning Call]

Fruit carving in Thailand [The Morning Call]

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A thin knife and fruits in abundance; this is what all we need to emabrk on for a secular practice in Thailand which attracts every year thousands of people in the country.

The fruit sculpture is a tourist attraction and before it became popular, it was done only in the palaces, for the royal family. It is not uncommon to see an owl arise from the belly of a melon, roses from that of a papaya …

But today it is a symbolic choice offering in Buddhist temples or at important ceremonies such as weddings.

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