Kou Ka or Symbol of seven-day-born (Junior Win)

‘Kou’Ka’

‘Kou’Ka’, a kind of a long thin paper flag on which Seven-day-born symbols and their sketches are made, tied at bamboo stick, which gives all the seven-day-born safety and health.

It was also a long flag on which Seven-day-born mythical symbols drawn.

In detail, at the long thin paper flag on which Garuna bird- mythical symbol for Sunday, Mouse – mythical symbol for Thursday, Guniea Pig – mythical symbol for Friday, Tiger – mythical symbol for Monday, Lion – mythical symbol for Tuesday, Elephant – mythical symbol for Wednesday, Fire-breathing dragon – mythical symbol for Saturday, are drawn partially illustrated.

(From the upper figure, anti-clockwise direction; Garuna bird- mythical symbol for Sunday, Mouse – mythical symbol for Thursday, Guniea Pig – mythical symbol for Friday, Fire-breathing dragon – mythical symbol for Saturday, Elephant – mythical symbol for Wednesday, Lion – mythical symbol for Tuesday, Tiger – mythical symbol for Monday.)


(The pilgrim buys flowers, coloured flags and streamers which are meaningful to Burmese Buddhists, and offers at the foot of the pagoda. It is the act of dhana, or giving, an important aspect of Buddhist teaching.)

Above figure, the reader can see a set of flowers, and leaves, and the other colourful and meaningful things. Among those colorful things, a long thin paper flag is included. All represents to all the seven-day-born be healthy, and well ever.

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