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Poi Noi Poi mean Po Boad and Poi Pek. A carnival personal lapses between parents, relatives and close friends only. Celebrate unimpressive so theycalled Poi Noi
Poi Luang It’s mean Big festival such as  Places Buildings commemoration  (pagodas, temples, etc.) A job that could take several days.
There are public and various measurements (from other temples) to join a lot of so-called Poi Loung. It’s mean large capital 
Poi Koaw Sang Refers to a charity dedicated to the Who died. The family of deceased relatives to provide food supplies. Merit for the deceased. It might be a Festive  or  entertainment.
Poi-Law in Lanna is the funeral ceremony that has been arranged only for the senior monks and the highest t royal family members. In the past the castle for keeping the dead was constructed on the back of Himavanta animals, which nowadays has been made on the back of Hasdilink bird.
In Poi-Law ceremony the dead castle would be pulled out to the cremation ground. This ceremony is unique ง and has to performed with a lot rituals and regarded as the great merit –making tradition in Lanna.
With regard to the value of Poi-Law ceremony in Lanna especially in case ofPhrakrukarunaydhammaniwas, it was found that the Poi-Law ceremony brought about the unity and sympathy among the community.
Moreover, Phrakrukarunyadhammaniwas’ Poi-Law ceremony was considered to be the first of its kind in Lanna for monks in Dhammayutta section.
It can be concluded that the PoiLaw ceremony does not only demonstrate the virtues of the good monks, but also lead to inherit the awareness of tradition and ceremony that are the unique of Lanna so that they might be performed and preserved for new generation.

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