Thursday, March 24, 2011

Wat Srisathong In Nakhon Pathom - Thailand.

Wat Srisathong is the pioneer temple that venerates the largest Phra Rahu statue and whenever the big Phra Rahu ceremony mentioned, Wat Srisathong is the obvious temple that grasped in mind.The new Ubosot is built and new Vihara building are under construction to venerates the Phra Buddha statue.
This is the new Sala of veneration of Phra Rahu statue. This new octagon Sala been built in recent year by leadership of current Abbot of Wat Srisathong - LP Sirosuwannarak.
Phra Rahu is a mythological monster deity who is supposed to cause eclipses by eating the moon or the sun in his mouth. He is a kind of giant deity in Thai myth that Phra Rahu was an immortal giant deity because he drank some holy nectar.
The offering items that devotees intend to offer prayers to Phra Rahu. The 8 types of black coloured foods and drinks offering are black grapes, black liqueur, black coffee, black jelly, black beans, black rice, black cake and black fermented eggs.
Another view inside the octagon Sala of Phra Rahu, the veneration of 7 days Phra Buddha.

Beside the octagon Sala, you can see the huge image of Phra Rahu.

The main Ubosot of Wat Srisathong, largest Phra Rahu statue been venerated in front the Ubosot in the past before moved to the new octagon Sala of Phra Rahu.

Inside the main Ubosot is the altar of veneration Phra Buddha. You could see the 2 spirits image of banana tree - Mae PraiTani.

Another corner inside the Ubosot, you could see the LP Tai statue - first abbot of Wat Srisathong, LP Noi statue - the preceding famous abbot of Wat Srisathong of his Phra Rahu sacred amulets.

The temple amulets counter and the one eye coconut Phra Rahoo bucha.

The current abbot of Wat Srisathong - LP Sirosuwannarak. The photos taken of re-bless the Phra Rahoo buchas and amulets.
LP Noi of Wat SriSaThong was born on 14 February (BE 2435) 1892 and passed away on 10 Desember in year (BE 2488) 1945 at the age of 53 year old .LP Noi is a Laos’s monk and has been studied the art of making efficacious Phra Rahu statues from Laos. He was the first monk in Thailand been popular created the powerful Phra Rahu amulets by his knowledge in both Holy Dhamma and Visha (magic).

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