"How did Uncle die?" Human sacrifice and the Thai royals

Did the Chakri dynasty bury people under the foundations of buildings?

Welcome to the latest edition of Secret Siam. In today’s article, I’ll be looking at old rituals of human sacrifice. We know that kings practised ritual sacrifice during the Ayutthaya era, and the tradition may have continued under the Chakri monarchs. If an eerie tale is to be believed, it may even have persisted into the 20th century. The article is f…

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