March 30, 2015

Lao Herbal Sauna Painting

Here's a water painting of what a traditional Lao herbal sauna looks like.  The fire heated boiler has locally grown medicinal herbs added where its steam is then vented into the small sauna room.  A Lao style massage is often accompanied afterwards.

Artist Credit:  Painted by Sackda Bophomphalack which appeared in the book
Buddhist Healing in Laos - Plants of the Fragrant Forest
by Denise Tomecko.

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