Fight Like A (MUAY THAI) Girl

Fight Like A (MUAY THAI) Girl

Small post today - saw this short inspirational video on BBC THREE YouTube channel that caught my eye. Its about a petit British Muslim woman participating in Muay Thai and has become the current world champion. In the video she talks about overcome the barriers in learning the martial art that, as followers of Ramayana: The Thread of Luminance will know is inspired the carvings found in South East Asia of the Vanara brothers Valin and Sugriva sparing in Kishkindha.

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Inspiration for the Titles of Book 4 Beauty Part 1 & 2

Sorry for the late posting of this... For those interested in the where I came up for the titles of Beauty Parts 1 and 2. I was inspired by the Thai Military Governments 12 Core Values that every student in the South East Asian country must learn by heart.

Here they are and their corresponding 'value'

  • Part 1 The Pursuit of Janaki 

    • Issue 1

      • Adherence to the Prevailing Orthodoxy
        • 2. Being honest, sacrificial and patient, with positive attitude for the common good of the public;
    • Issue 2

      • Devotion to the Pro Patria
        • 1. Upholding the three main pillars: the Nation, the Religion, and the Monarchy;
    • Issue 3

      • Cherishing Group-think
        • 5. Treasuring cherished Thai traditions;
    • Issue 4

      • Participation of Chastity & Distribution
        • 6. Maintaining morality, integrity, well-wishes upon others as well as being generous and sharing; 
    • Issue 5

      • Obey your Elders & Betters

        • 3. Being grateful to the parents, guardians and teachers;
    • Issue 6

      • Soliciting Ignorance

        • 4. Seeking for knowledge and education directly and indirectly
  • Part 2FLIGHT FROM THE SINGH’S JAWS

    • Issue 1

      • Discipline of seniority

        • 8. Maintaining discipline, respectful of laws and the elderly and seniority
    • Issue 2

      • Dangers from the Desires of the Heart  

        • 11. Maintaining both physical and mental health and unyielding to the dark force or desires, having sense of shame over guilt and sins in accordance with the religious principles
    • Issue 3

      • Essence of Stately Ideals
        • 7. Understanding, learning the true essence of democratic ideals, with His Majesty the King as Head of State;
    • Issue 4

      • Self-Sufficiency 
        • 10. Applying His Majesty the King’s Sufficiency Economy, saving money for time of need, being moderate with surplus for sharing or expansion of business while having good immunity;
    • Issue 5

      • Guidance from the Throne
        • 9. Being conscious and mindful of action in line with His Majesty’s the King’s royal statements.
    • Issue 6

      • Sacrifice for the National Interest 
        • 12. Putting the public and national interest before personal interest.