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Three separate and intensely solemn processions involving thousands of troops, a golden palanquin, a chariot and a royal gun carriage will move the royal urn representing Bhumibol’s remains from the Dusit Maha Prasad Throne Hall to the crematorium.
Royal palanquins and a golden chariot have been prepared for the five-day cremation ceremony, which weaves together 600-year-old spiritual traditions.
An ornate palanquin, seen through a window in Bangkok on Friday, is prepared for the royal funeral.
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Origin and Etymology of palanquin
First Known Use: 1588See Words from the same year
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