Sunday, April 12, 2015

Wat Phra That Pu Khao ~ The Temple On Hill (Golden Triangle) Of Chiang Saen - Thailand.

Here is the Top point where Thailand, Myanmar and Laos meet at Golden Triangle and Mekong River. On the Hill side located the temple Wat Phra That Pu Khao. 
 The close view of the map Golden Triangle.
 Standing on Thailand land, front side is Mekong river, left hand side of Myanmar and right hand side of Laos.
 This temple Wat Phra That Pu Khao is located on a Hill near Mae Khong (Mekong) river, Wat Phra That Pu Khao is centred by a Mondop surrounded by 5 'satellite' Chedis at the back side of temple wiharn. These structures are enclosed by double boundary walls with a staircase on each side except for the Western wall. According to legend, Chao Kaeo MaMuang had this temple constructed around 759AD. However, the architecture indicates that it should been constructed around 14th AD century.
 Here the 5 satellite Chedis behind the Wiharn Wat Phra That Pu Khao.
 The small Wiharn with Phra Buddha statues veneration here.
 The photo taken inside the Chedi with Phra Buddha Chiang Saen venerated inside.
 The staircase to hill side of Wat Phra That Pu Khao and the Guardian deity and Phayanak Dragon head at both side.
 Below the staircase is another Wiharn of the temple and the altar.
 The old building Wiharn.
 The photos taken inside the old Wiharn.
The side view of the Wiharn and old brick wall.
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Sunday, April 5, 2015

Wat PukowThong - The Blessing Luk Nimit 22-26 Feb BE2558.

Temple Wat PukalThong (Pukowthong) hold a ceremonies for 5 days for placed the 9 Luk Nimit at the main Ubosot building. And I attended the final ceremony with participated to placing the Sema Stone at pit 9 with my friends.
 The ceremony was crowded by local devotees and the participater and monks.
 The ceremony attire clothes for the helper.
 I discover many event ceremony and hawker stalls at other side of Wat Pukalthong's compound.
 Here is the main Ubosot of Wat PukalThong and nine holes are dug with eight at the cardinal points, the ninth beneath where the principal Buddha statue will be placed. The Luk Nimit, round stones the size of a cannonball, are placed in to these holes during the ceremonies. Eight Sema stones are then placed over those Luk Nimit which are situated at the cardinal points. 
 Here is the first pit for the Luk Nimit, inside the Ubosot.
 The offering for the Luk Nimit, Fragrance Oil, Fragrance Powder, Lotus, Incences, and Gold Foil.
The place for pay last respect to the late LP Kloy, he body was kept at the coffin. LP Kloy was passed away in Dec 14th BE2557. Suddenly many people, bodyguards and polices were present at Wat PukalThong. I later noticed the former Thailand prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva visited Wat Pukalthong today. 
 The former Thailand prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva pictured at the Wat Pukalthong as he signs a book of condolences to LP Kloy, whos passed away Dec 14th BE2557.
 The photos taken with Phra Ajahn SeLith, he is luksit of LP Kloy.
 Crowded with his supporters.
 The photos taken after I pay my respect to LP Kloy.
 The close view.
 The Shrine of HoonPaYon and LP Kloy.
 The blessing money 'flag' and ''mountain'.
 The temperature so hot.
 The last blessing and cutting rattan for Luk Nimit will start soon.
Me and my friends were ready to cut the rattan with Mitmor for the Luk Nimit ball to placed into the hole at pit 9. 
I pictured with my Mitmor at Luk Nimit pit 9.
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