Sunday, December 29, 2013

The Grandest Shrine Of Nezha 哪吒三太子 In Chonburi - Thailand.

The Shrine of Nezha SanTaiZi (哪吒三太子) known as Wat Thep Sathip Phra Kitti Chalerm, previously a small shrine in Chonburi. It was rebuilt and enlarged by the Dharma Rasami Maneerat Foundation to commemratem the 72nd birthday anniversary of His Majesty the King. The construction began in year 1995 and took 4 years to complete. The present shrine sits on 6400 square metres of land with additional surrounding land of 12800 square metres. The Supreme Patriarch presided over the casting of seven Phra Buddha images and presented Relics of the Lord Buddha and also provided the name of the temple, which is means the house of all gods. Other interesting features on the grounds include the Lotus Pond, the Dhamma pratice building and the Heaven Earth Pole at the entrance of the Nezha Doss House. 
 The temple gate of Shrine Nezha SanTaiZi.
 The stunning Dragon Pillar located at the front side of the temple.
 The Grandest Shrine of Nezha and very beautiful the surrounding temple.
 The Shrine of 'Deity Mother Earth'.
 The Wall of Dragons and Shrine of 'Heaven Earth'. 
 The Nezha and the Lotus Pond. According from Wiki, Nezha (哪吒三太子) is a Taoist protection deity, originally of Chinese Buddhist mythology. His official Taoist name is 'Marshal of the Central Altar' (中壇元)'. He was then given the title 'Third Lotus Prince' (莲花三太子) after he became a Deity.
 The Nezha statue at the front side the main Hall.
 The big Bronze Bell with Dragon images and Scriptures Text on the Bell.
The temple compound view at main Hall.
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Sunday, December 15, 2013

Wat Mahathat Woramahawihan With JatuKham RamaThep ~ The UNESCO World Heritage Site Of Nakhon Si Thammarat - Thailand (Part 2).

This Part 2, I will focus the Phra Borommathat Chedi, literally, the Great Noble Relics Stupa, was built prior to other religious architectural buildings in the temple by King Sri Dhammasokaraja in approximately the early 13th century CE. in order to establish the Theravada Buddhist symbol on the land and to serve the belief of his people on the presence of the Buddha’s relics in site which should be housed by the stupa. The Phra Borommathat Chedi is regarded as the oldest bell-shaped stupa housing the Buddha Relics in ThailandBetween the principal stupa, there are 158 minor chedis housing ashes and bones of the Buddhist devotees.
 The stunning view of the site of small Chedis that surrounding the main principle the Phra Borommathat Chedi.
 The Golden mural wall and the King Serpent.
 Here is the Viharn Phra Song Ma, the buildings which contains the staircase which leads to a walkway around the Phra Boromathat Chedi.
 The statues of JatuKham RamaThep at right side and left side of the stairway.
 The old style of statue and Phra Buddha Footprint on the wall.
 The sacred furious animal deity.
 The old Phra Ruang Buddha statue that facing the Phra Boromathat Chedi.
 The close view of the upper side the Phra Boromathat Chedi with walkway surrounding the Chedi and with Top side of Real Gold with precious stone.
 The photos taken with Phra Boromathat Chedi.
The small Chedis surrounding the Phra Boromathat Chedi.
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Sunday, December 8, 2013

Wat Mahathat Woramahawihan With JatuKham RamaThep ~ The UNESCO World Heritage Site Of Nakhon Si Thammarat - Thailand (Part 1).

The Wat Phra Mahathat Woramahawihan  is the most important temple of Nakhon Si Thammarat and southern Thailand for birthplace of JatuKham RamaThep. It was constructed at the time of the founding of the town, and contains a tooth Relic of Phra Buddha. The sacred 78 metre high of Phra Boromathat Chedi is surrounded by 173 smaller ones. While the chedi is now in Sri Lankan style, it is said to be built on top of an earlier Kingdom Srivijaya style chedi. The sacred chedi completed a renovation in early 2009 and now appears like new. In June 2013, Wat Phra Mahathat Woramahawihan in Thailand’s southern province of Nakhon Si Thammarat on Friday was endorsed on the tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites for cultural category.
The view of Phra Boromathat Chedi. For Part 1, i will sharing the temple surrounding photos of Wat Mahathat Woramahawihan. For Part 2 will focus on Phra Boromathat Chedi.
 The temple gate of First Class temple Wat Mahathat Woramahawihan at  Ratchadamnoen Road in Tambon Nai Mueang.
 According to the legend of Nakhon Si Thammarat, Prince Thanakuman and Queen Hem Chala brought Buddha relics to Hat Sai Kaeo and built a small pagoda to mark the location. Later on, King Si-Thamma Sokarat established the city of Nakhon Si Thammarat and built a new pagoda. 
 The small shrine of Phra Buddha images.
 The entrance of Museum at Phra Rabieng Kot at Wat Mahathat Woramahawihan, no more photos can sharing for the Museum because not allow taking photo inside the Museum. 
The huge Bodhi tree in the temple courtyard and many local devotees resting on the benches.
 Photos taken with the statues of Prince Jatukham Ramathep and the replica ship behind.
 Many Phra Buddha statues venerated inside the main shrine.
 The temple amulets counter.
 The small Vihara for Phra Buddha and Phra SangKachai statues. Many baby photos put inside the Vihara after devotees pregnancy wishes come true.
 Other more baby photos put in the cabinet.
 The view of the Phra Boromathat Chedi and the old cannon.
The Lion Guardian and the old cannon located beside the Vihara.
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Sunday, December 1, 2013

Phra Buddha Sihing ~ The Phra Phuttha Sihing Hall Of Nakhon Si Thammarat - Thailand.

This site Hall is between the City Hall and Provincial Courthouse of Nakhon Si Thammarat. This area used to be the residence of the provincial governor and the hall was built for the sacred 'Phra Phuttha Sihing', which is a Phra Buddha image of Great Significance. The present building was built in the period of King Vajiravudh (1910-1925).
You can't afford to miss the important landmarks of Nakhon Si Thammarat, the Phra Phuttha Sihing Hall and image of Phra Buddha Sihing.
 The compound of building Hall and the historial signboard.
 This sacred image of Phra Phuttha Sihing was believed to have been ordered by the king of Lanka in 157 AD and was brought to Thailand during the reign of King Ramkhamhaeng the Great. There are currently 3 similar images in Thailand which are at the National Museum in Bangkok, Wat Phra Singh in Chiang Mai and this image in Nakhon Si Thammarat.
The closer view the sacred Phra Buddha Sihing image, once powerfully prevented bomb from exploding beside the Phra Buddha Sihing image.
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