Couples Tie the Knot inside a Coffin on Valentine’s Day (photos)

Is this the weirdest wedding ever?

Ten different couples lay inside a pink coffin for
their wedding today at Wat Takien temple in Nonthaburi province, on the
outskirts of Bangkok.

The couples believe that laying briefly in the coffin will get rid of bad luck and usher happiness into their lives.

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.


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