An improvised altar with candles and sticks. Buddhist monks sprinkling holy water on the employees and offices to invoke a year full of prosperity. Chants to attract the good spirits and prayers to ward off back luck.
A few days ago, a group of monks visited the Fluidra Thailand offices in Bangkok to perform a Buddhist ceremony. They asked for happiness, good health and prosperity for the company and all of the Group’s staff.
This type of ceremony is typical in Thailand, where the 95% of the population are believers and practice the Buddhist religion. On this occasion, the workers in Bangkok welcomed the group of monks, to whom they gave food and alms so that they would perform this special ritual.
Our colleagues from Fluidra Thailand have sent us this video so they everyone could see what one of these ceremonies is like:
Buddhism is based in the existence of karma, the belief held that people’s actions during their lives will affect their future life once they have been reincarnated. That is, everything we do in this life will decide how our future life will be.