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Wat Phra Dhammakaya (วัดพระธรรมกาย)

August 20, 2011
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Wat Phra Dhammakaya (วัดพระธรรมกาย)

Wat Phra Dhammakaya (วัดพระธรรมกาย) is a Buddhist temple in Khlong Luang District, Pathum Thani Province north of Bangkok, Thailand. It was established on Magha Puja Day, 20 February 1970, on an eighty-acre plot of land donated by Lady Prayat Phaetayapongsa-visudhathibodi by a group led by the monk Phrarajbhavanavisudh and his teacher Chandra Khonnokyoong. (Wikipedia) Further reading: Candlelight at Wat Phra…

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Wat Mahathat (วัดมหาธาตู)

August 15, 2011
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Wat Mahathat (วัดมหาธาตู)

Wat Mahathat (วัดมหาธาตู) translates as “great relic”, and it is one of the oldest and most important Buddhist temples in Thailand. Historians believe that Wat Mahathat was established in the 13 th century, and rebuilt in the first half of the 14 th century. Wat Mahathat is built of laterite and surrounded by brick walls and a moat. The main chedi…

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Phutthamonthon (พุทธมณฑล)

August 13, 2011
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Phutthamonthon (พุทธมณฑล)

Phutthamonthon (พุทธมณฑล, also often called Buddha Monthon) is a Buddhist park in the Phutthamonthon district, Nakhon Pathom Province of Thailand, west of Bangkok. It is highlighted by a 15.87 m (52 ft) high Buddha statue, which is considered to be the highest free-standing Buddha statue of the world. (Wikipedia) Province: Nakhon Pathom GPS coordinates: 13.776520524403, 100.32029340898

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