Category Archives: Thai Buddhism

“You think too much”

As I like to roam in and around wats (Buddhist temples) because of the art and the supposed serenity which I rarely find there anymore in the more “popular” and situated in the city ones unfortunately. Yes, art enough but … Continue reading

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WATS (TEMPLES) ARE BECOMING DAY IN DAY OUT MORE COMMERCIALIZED

I’m not Thai, so what can I say?? Lots of “important” wats has been overcrowded with the stalls of merchants selling stuff to be used for merit-making, food for visitors and food to feed the fish in a khlong or … Continue reading

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‘Etiquette guide’ for Thai monks

27-4-2009: A Buddhist preacher in Thailand has announced plans for new guidelines aimed at curbing the flamboyant behaviour of gay and transgender monks. The “good manners” curriculum – the country’s first – is being introduced in the northern province of … Continue reading

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The heading of my blog

This heading is the contemporary and unconventional buddhist and Hindu temple Wat Rong Khun in Chiang Rai.

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