Friday, February 28, 2020

Visiting Chiang Saen Temple - Wat Phra Chao LanThong - Venerated Sacred Statue "Phra Buddha Chao LanThong" - Chiang Sean - Thailand.

City of Chiang Saen, located within the city wall, Wat Phra Chao LanThong was built by Prince Thong Ngua, a son of King Tilokkarat, the 12th ruler of Lanna, in 1489. A must visit temple when you at city of Chiang Saen.
 Temple surrounding of Wat Phra Chao LanThong, the named came from the sacred Phra Buddha statue by name Phra Chao Lan Thong.
 Almost all Chedis at this area is leaning. This is one of the leaning Chedi at Wat Phra Chao LanThong. All chedis in Chiang Saen is to bend or slant away from the vertical because the effect of earthquake in the past.
 The restoration for temple building and sema stone.
 Photo taken with Phra Chao Lan Thong at Ubosot, main statue of Wat Phra Chao LanThong.
Close view for a 1,200-kilogram Phra Buddha statue was cast, a lap 2 metres width and over 3 metres height, named “Phra Chao Lan Thong”. Another Phra Buddha statue called “Phra Chao Thong Thip” was also cast which is made of brass in Sukhothai style.
 Photo at Chiang Saen city for Songkran festival for every year.
 The counter amulet at Wat Phra Chao LanThong.
Another leaning Chedi of Wat Phra Chao LanThong with statues at base. 
The kuti of temple abbot. Here we met LP Thong - Wat Phra Chao LanThong.
 Photo taken with LP Thong of abbot Wat Phra Chao LanThong.
The photos of Kruba NeeChai - Wat Pa AhChaThong (Temple of Golden Horse). LP Thong told me, Kruba NeeChai was ordained under him and also is his disciple.
Another old part of temple Wat Phra Chao LanThong.
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Sunday, February 9, 2020

Visiting Golden Buddha On A Ship Temple – Golden Triangle, Ban Sop Ruak - Chiang Rai - Thailand.

When we arrived Golden Triangle, a must visit is the hill top temple, located the temple Wat Phra That Pu Khao. And the down hill (beside Mekong River) is located this Ban Sop Ruak - Golden Buddha on Ship - at intersection of 3 countries: Laos, Myanmar and Thailand.
 The mini 3D model for the Golden Buddha on a ship design temple located at Ban Sop Ruak - Chiang Rai province.
 The giant statue of Golden Buddha sitting on a ship. The giant Golden Buddha stands overlooking the Mekong river.
 Me and photo taken at the ship bow.
 The close view for the huge Golden Budhha facing Mekong river.
 The map of Golden Triangle at the intersection of 3 countries: Laos, Myanmar and Thailand.
 The Mekong river and opposite is Laos country.
 More Phra Buddha statues venerated on the ship deck and front side the Giant Golden Buddha.
 The stern of the ship (venerated Phra Sangkachai), back part of ship with facing intersection the 3 countries.
 This is the beautiful shrine at front area of the ship or Golden Triangle Park.
 The Golden Triangle Park with shrine of Lanna King and side with some souvenir stall.
More statues of Kruba Srivichai, Mercy Guan Yin, Phra Buddha and Phayanak.
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