Cultural practices and expressions linked to Krama, a…Cambodia
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EN: The bas-relief of Bayon temple, end of 12th beginning of 13th century, displays a man wearing a Krama on his shoulder
EN: A statue of Neak Ta, a guardian spirit, worshipped by local community in Cheung Prei district, Kampong Cham Province, was sculpted with a Krama around his neck. A local believer offered a real Krama and wore around his neck.
EN: Her Majesty Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk with the presence of His Majesty King Norodom Sihamoni, symbolically wove Krama at the inaugural ceremony of weaving a longest Krama, which was later recorded in the Guiness World Records.
EN: A new born baby is wrapped with Krama
EN: An indigenous woman in Ratanakiri province used Krama as a sling to carry her baby
EN: During a ceremony to propitiate Neak Ta, a local guardian spirit, for rain and better crops, villagers who took part in the ceremony wore Krama atround their heads
EN: Krama is used to wrap around a ritual object, known as Baysel Derm, in the Banchenh Mlop ceremony, a ceremony of the seclusion of women
EN: Symbolizing the dressing of the deceased, the relations covered the cremated ashes with Krama
EN: The elderly couple demonstrates silk Krama and skirt (sarong), made immediately after their marriage as gifts from the wife
EN: A son helps his mother to set up the threads for weaving Krama