Traditional Thai Massage is an ancient healing art. Massage procedures whose roots go back 2500 years to the time of Buddha.These roots are in India from where it was brought to Thailand by ayurvedic doctors and buddhistic monks. Its founder Jivaka Kumar Bhaccha, Magadha-King Bimbisaras personal physician and close friend of Buddha is in Thailand referred to as the originator of Thai medicine. Since their creation, the procedures where passed on for hundreds of years orally until in 1832 King Rama III. had them carved in stone at the Wat Pho temple in Bangkok.