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Thai Politics Challenges Fortune-Tellers

In Thailand, fortune-tellers have long been sought out for spiritual advice and guidance. But since last month’s military takeover of the country, even spiritual ceremonies can take on political overtones.   Given the uncertainty following the May 22 coup, many are seeking guidance from spiritualists and fortune tellers.   Popular Thai soothsayer Varin Buaviratlert says he got his calling early in life.   "When I was 9 years old, my spirit travelled outside my body...

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