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Most Thai people install spirit houses (Thai: They present offerings of food and drink to these spirits to keep them happy.
If these spirits aren't happy, it is believed that they will inhabit the household and cause chaos.
The traditional customs and the folklore of Thai people were gathered and described by Phya Anuman Rajadhon in the 20th century, at a time when modernity changed the face of Thailand and a great number of traditions disappeared or became adapted to modern life.
Still, the striving towards refinement, rooted in ancient Siamese culture, consisting of promoting that which is refined and avoiding coarseness is a major focus of the daily life of Thai people and high on their scale of values.
In addition there are minorities of Muslims in Thailand (5-6 percent), Christians (1 percent), and other religions.
Some of the actions that he took were to attempt to clearly define Siam's borders, promote a civic religion based on the Chakri Dynasty, the palace-controlled council of monks, and the culture of central Siam.