Saturday, December 4, 2010

Wat Mai SuwanKiri ~ Dragon Boat Temple, Tumpat In Kelantan Malaysia.

Wat Mai SuwanKiri is the numerous Thai temples in Kelantan state of Malaysia. It might amaze by the stunning Dragon Boat and main building hall in gigantic proportions too.

The main temple gate of Wat Mai SuwanKiri (locals refer as Wat Mai). Like others temple in Kelantan state, the original of this temple is said to have been constructed more than hundred year ago by expert craftsman from Thailand.
The Main Hall of Wat Mai SuwanKiri, very beautiful and stunning huge building in the temple compound. More amaze is the Standing Buddha statue at the building roof.
The veneration of Phra Cinnaraj statue in the main hall, and the closer view.
Inside the Main Hall, is located the amulets counter and the magnificent 'golden and red' decoration inside the Hall.
One of the main attraction inside the Hall, a wax statue of Phor Than Di (passed away), a charismatic abbot , revered by the community. The another Main attraction of Wat Mai SuwanKiri - The Dragon Boat is located in the temple compound. The Dragon Boat has 4 Nagas (dragon) as guardian and this 'boat' is entirely surrounded by water.
The veneration of Phra Nak Prok Buddha inside the Vihara Dragon Boat and Murals painting all around the Vihara wall of the Buddha's life story.
You can see the undecay body of Phor Than Di at this interesting building.The Kuan Yin statue at temple compound.
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