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Songkran Festival Celebrations 2012 at Wat Pho Chai in Nong Khai Province, Thailand

Luangpho Phra Chai (Wat Pho Chai, Nong Khai) Songkran is the traditional Thai New Year celebrated on 13 to 15 of April, 13th being the Thai New Year, 14th being the nation’s Family Day, and 15th being National Elderly Day. This festival is the time for family members get together and make merit at the [...]

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20 Things To Do in Ayutthaya – Robes Offering to San Bao Gong at Wat Phanancheong

Luang Phor Panancheong (San Bao Gong) – Ayutthaya Wat Phanan Cheong, dedicated to Ming Dynasty explorer Zheng He who visited Ayuthaya in 1407 is the most popular Temple in Ayutthaya, capital of Siam (now Thailand) during the 15th century. One of the major highlights of the temple, worshippers offer bolts of orange cloth (robe) to [...]

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Visit Wat Phra That Chae Haeng at Nan province for the Year of Rabbit 2011

Visit Wat Phra That Chae Haeng at Nan for the Year of Rabbit 2011 Like other Southeast Asian peoples, the Lanna people of Northern Thailand believe that to bring them highest prosperity, they should visit “Phra That” of their Zodiac birth year, just even once in their lifetime. Wat Phra That Chae Haeng located in [...]

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Phra Maha Mondop Wat Traimitr Witthayaram- The Golden Buddha, Bangkok’s Chinatown

Phra Maha Mondop Wat Traimitr Witthayaram (The Temple of the Golden Buddha) The world’s largest pure-gold Buddha image is now housed on the top floor of the four-storey pavilion (Phra Maha Mondop) located on Charoen Krung Road in Bangkok’s chinatown. The shrine was built by the government and the local and business community to honour [...]

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Palaces In Thailand – The Grand Palace and The Temple of the Emerald Buddha in Bangkok

The Grand Palace (Bangkok, Thailand) The majestic Grand Palace (Phra Borom Maha Ratcha Wang), a pride of Thailand, is a must-see tourist attraction for anyone visiting Bangkok. The complex was established in 1782 by King Rama I, when he moved the capital across the river from Thonburi to Bangkok. and it consists of not only [...]

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Temples in Thailand – Wat Chao Fah Salaloi (Chumphon province)

Luang Phor Song Chanthasaro??( Wat Chao Fah Salaloi, Chumphon) Located about 8 Kilometers away from the municipal area in Chumphon province, Wat Chao Fah Salaloi (shortly Wat Sala Loi) lived Luang Phor Song Chanthasaro, a famous religious teacher who passed away at the age of nearly 100 years and his miraculously undecayed body is still [...]

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