“Rituals can be transformational episodes that connect the initiand with other realms and higher cosmic plains. Thai Lanna Buddhist rituals are sublime and magnificent ceremonies.” – Sheer Zed.
I have written an article for the website Folklore Thursday. Encounters With Ajarns: My Experiences With the Rituals of Thai Lanna Buddhism discusses four Thai Lanna Buddhist rituals and the three Ajarns that performed them. My experiences, feelings and the aftermath of these intense rituals is discussed in full and contains a useful “References & Further Reading” list too. You can read the article in full here.