Skills

Art Gallery of Vinit Jittana (talented and generous artist)

Vinit Jittana the artist in Amphawa floating market

Tucked along one of the sidelanes of the Amphawa floating market facing the river there is an art gallery by the artist Vinit Jittana. The artist himself was painting in the gallery when we entered the gallery. He looked up as I was about to take his photo, gave me a smile and continued on [...]

Almbowl making near Wat Saket

In Bangkok located near one of the entrances to Wat Saket, you can see craftsmen engrossed in making almsbound- forming the shape in the steel bowl by knocking as well as putting on the finishing touches. There is a website stated there called www.happyfamilyday.com. Almsbowl is used by a monk for morning almsround. Early in [...]

Inside a Buddha statue workshop

Thailand produces some of the most magnificent Buddha statues that I’ve ever seen. The craftsmanship is truly excellent. I’ve been fortunate enough to be able to visit a place that we can see how Buddha statues are being made. The place is located in Northern Thailand A lot of work has to be done. Example, the Buddha [...]