You will notice the braided strings that connect the heads of the new couple, this is to connect their individual energies into one. You will also notice at the end of the ceremony a string is tied to their wrists. This string leads from the Buddha statues to the Monks so they may share Buddha’s energy. A little piece of this energetic string is cut off and tied to the wrist to bring good luck.
After the blessing, the kids offers food to the Monks for their lunch – When the Monks finished eating, we all ate some really delicious Thai food.
Here’s the video!