their wedding today at Wat Takien temple in Nonthaburi province, on the
outskirts of Bangkok.
Participants made offerings to the monks before taking their places
side-by-side in the large pink coffin – floral bouquets held to their
The monks then draped a large white sheet across them – representing
their death – and performed chants usually reserved for funerals.
The prayers ended with blessings for a new life.