Thailand is one of most animism influenced countries as well as the Buddhism and Hinduism. The base of Thai culture is Buddhism, but Thai people also believe many Gods from Hinduism and animism. One of the God from Hinduism is called Phra Rahu.

Rahu is the snake that swallows the sun or moon causing eclipses. Associated this malefic, there is Rahu kala times which considered as inanspicious. During this time some people worship for him with all black food, and flowers. They uaually offer Rahu 8 black food, black chicken, black jelly, black liquor, black rice, and black pudding. Those food each has meaning and mostly it means lucky. All flowers and candles which devoted to him are also in color black since black is Rahu's symbol color.

The below is the Rahu Kala time in each day

Monday: 7:30 to 9:00
Tuesday: 15:00 to 16:30
Wednesday: 12:00 to 13:30
Thursday: 13:30 to 15:00
Friday: 10:30 to 12:00
Saturday: 9:00 to 10:30
Sunday: 16:30 to 18:00


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