Most Thai boys whose religion is Buddhism become monks in early age and when their age reach to 20.

The reason why the boys become monks is for their moms.

There is saying for the reason why to become a monk for mom "You become a monk when you are small to thank your mother for giving you the milk from one of her breasts and then when you are 20 you become a monk for 7 days to thank your mother for the milk from the other breast." But also some people believe that the boy become a monk so when his mom died she would hold on to the rope of monk to go to heaven.


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