The Value and Influence of Khmer Castles to the Way of Life of Native People in Sisaket Province

Phramaha Thongchai Thitasophano

Abstract


The Article Title; “The Value and Influence of Khmer Castles to the Way of Life of

Native People in Sisaket Province” The section of basic belief shows that the origin belief of construction of Khmer castles is to follow the idea of Brahmanism. It imitates cosmology especially the composition of heaven. Distinctly, it is believed that to reproduce Krailas Mountain, the abode of God Shiva or Sumeru Mountain as the center of cosmos. Each composition hides practical belief and makes people imagination to the center of cosmos as the abode of Shiva God. The section of value finds that it makes local identity of Sisaket province example; souvenir, accommodation, house, archaeological studied site. It makes unearned income for native people, who create various styles of souvenirs from the understanding identity of Khmer castles. For social and political life, the native people lives in peaceful life because of being afraid of the sacred which they swear for protection their live. Also, the politicians refer to those Khmer castles for the benefit of politic field. Moreover, the splendid of those architectures can experience the viewer’s deeply in serenity.


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