The Bhikku means monk in Pali language. Bhikku means one who lives by alms.
The monks live according to frameworks of monastic discipline. Their lifestyle is shaped to support their spiritual practice.
Many Thai monks are regarded as saints. Their skills to protect people from the evil make them famous in the local community and even in the whole country.
The most famous monks are honorable long time after their death. Their monuments and waxwork stand in the temples.
Their robes come from the idea of wearing cheap clothes just to protect the body from weather and climate. Yellow or saffron color was regarded as the cheapest in Asia. Today many monks wear orange cloth which made them visible from a long distance.