Category: Buddhism

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The Buddha statue of Wednesday (photo credit: Siwaphong Pakdeetawan, Instagram @knack66)) 2

The Buddha Image in Thai Culture

Representations of the Buddha can be found throughout Thai temple compounds. The Buddha occurs either as statue or in mural paintings. Hence, they are idealized images of the Great Buddha who lived in the sixth...

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Thawan Duchanee’s Buddhist Art Works

By painting the world with its different forms and images, I became a part of God! (Thawan Duchanee)   Maybe you remember my article about Thawan Duchanee’s Black House Museum that is called ‘Baan Dam’...

The golden chedi of the Golden Mountain Wat Saket in Bangkok 0

The Golden Mount, Wat Saket in Bangkok

One of the sights that I wanted to see and visit when travelling to Thailand two years ago, was the Golden Mount Wat Saket, Bangkok (Phu Khao Thong, in Thai: ภูเขาทอง)). The official Thai name for the...

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