Buddha statue

Golden Buddha Phra Phutthanawalantue พระพุทธนวล้านตื้อ at Golden Triangle สามเหลี่ยมทองคำ

Below are photos taken at the Golden Triangle Temple- where the river intersects between Thailand, Myanmar and Laos. The Golden Buddha statue (made of bronze) weighing 69 tonnes is known as Phra Phutthanawalantue พระพุทธนวล้านตื้อ. It has the height of 15.99 meters and widest width of 9.99 meters. The Buddha is seated on top of a [...]

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 [...]

Wat Maha That in Ayutthaya วัดมหาธาตุ อยุธยา

Wat Maha That in Ayutthaya is where the iconic Buddha head statue is located. Wat Maha That is located to the east of the grand palace. It is the royal temple and most sacred in Ayutthaya during the glorious time. Buddha relics were enshrined in the Maha That Chedi (the principal pagoda). This monastery was [...]

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 [...]

Carved Buddha Image of Khao Chi Chan เขาชีจรรย์, Chon Buri

Khao Chee Chan (เขาชีจรรย์ ) or sometimes spelt as Khao Chi Chan is a well known place whereby the Buddha image is carved into the mountain using laser technology. The following is taken from a signboard located in the area: Amphoe Satthahip. Officially named “Phra Buddha Maha Uttamopas Sasada”, the image in seated meditation posture [...]

Wat Na Phramane (วัดหน้าพระเมรุ), Ayutthaya, Thailand

Below are pictures from a beautiful temple that I’ve visited in Ayutthaya. I feel it deserved a mention because in the temple, it contained 3 Buddha images of 500 years, 1500 years and 800 years respectively. Please note that the information below is taken from a signboard located in the temple. History of Wat Na [...]