Cambodia Snapshots: Orkun Charan

Cambodia Snapshots, Cambodian Culture / Sunday, March 25th, 2012

Two young Khmer girls giving some alms to an elder and doing the sompiah as a sign of respect. The elder in turn give thanks and blessings. This is one of favorite snapshots of Cambodia, it says a lot of their culture. Respecting elders is big deal here.

Orkun Charan is the Khmer phrase for ‘thank you very much’.  Snapshot taken in Pursat, last year 2011.

This is an entry to Cambodia Snapshots series.

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