Temple

Wat Chai Watthanaram in Ayutthaya วัดไชยวัฒนาราม อยุธยา

Wat Chai Watthanaram in Ayutthaya วัดไชยวัฒนาราม อยุธยา is one of the ancient temple located in Ayutthaya. It is the remains of what used to be a glorious temple…. destroyed from the Burmese attack. Above: Buddha image in the ordination hall. The principal Buddha image in the Ordination Hall is seated in the meditation posture. Made [...]

Phra Mongkhon Bophit in Ayutthaya พระมงคลบพิตร อยุธยา

Phra Mongkhon Bophit in Ayutthaya พระมงคลบพิตร อยุธยา  is one of the largest bronze Buddha images in  Thailand. The image measures 9.55 metres at the widest point across the lap, and 12.45 metres high without the base. This Buddha image is seated in the position of subduing mara and situated on the west side of the [...]

Khao Khitchakut เขาคิชฌกูฏ National Park, Chandrapuri, Thailand

Many Thais know about Khao Khitchakut (อุทยานแห่งชาติเขาคิชฌกูฏ) but this place is relatively unknown to tourists. Khao Khichakut is a forest/national park/holy Buddhist pilgrimage site located near Chandrapuri (จันทบุรี)- about 2 to 3 hours from Bangkok. It is opened for about 60 days every year (sometime in January to sometime in March each). Then it is closed [...]

Wat Chedi Luang วัดเจดีย์หลวง Chiang Mai

Wat Chedi Luang วัดเจดีย์หลวง is a well known ancient temple located in Chiang Mai town. This temple is a temple where a few great monks of the Thai Forest Tradition have stayed and some managed to accomplished high levels of practice a long time ago. In the olden days, monks who practiced under the Thai [...]

Wat Pho วัดโพธิ์ in Bangkok- longest reclining Buddha

Wat Pho วัดโพธิ์ has the longest reclining Buddha and you will need to pay 50baht entrance fee (to help in temple maintenance). Lengthwise photo The feet of the Reclining Buddha. The back view. Some people buy a bag of coins and place in the almsbowl which are lined up at the back. The outside scene of [...]