The art of Nang Yai Shadow Puppet Drama is one of Thailand's finest and most admired
treasures. showing many intrinsic values of Thai art. For example, the beautiful designs
of the puppets, meticulously carved by craftsmen can be manipulated to portray all
kinds of mood and character as required by the storyline, verse and recitation: dialogue,
chorus and the music of the 'Phi Phat' Thai musical ensemble with a solo woodwind
accompaniment. The artistic feel created by these moods and movements allows the
audience to gain a complete grasp of the storyline. And Shadow Puppet Drama also one
kind of Thai ancient art for revealing the extraordinary ingenuity of our Thai forefathers.
The initiator of leather carving
was Phra Kru.Sattha Sunthon
or Luang Pu Klom. He have an
idea to make bigger leather than before Therefore, he got Teacher Ung, Chang Chad, Chang Cha,
and Chang Tow. So they create
The first leather set was created
it's called Hanuman Offering
the ring, later created 9 more
sets. At present, there are 313 leather figures, which are considered temple treasures.
that have been together in preserving the inheritance and being the only The only temple
that has their own entertainment.
The museum building Khanon
Temple has been blessed. old prayer hall which is a Thai
style wooden house to build
on the Mae Klong River
museum house Designed by
Asst. Prof. Somjai Nimlek
and decorated Interior by
Prof. Pongsak Aryangkun Showcasing a large movie exhibition over 100 yearsold
in perfect condition Most of
them are characters. in the Ramayana show history The history of Nang Yai and the process big leather carving
Exhibits about the royal
procession in the visit of
people and the assembly.
His Majesty King's royal
duties of His Majesty King
Bhumibol Adulyadej to
Ratchaburi Province such as
Builds Nong Po Dairy Factory
at Potharam District,
Reservoir Project under
Royal Initiative. etc.