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Wat Traimit

Wat Traimit - Temple of the Golden Buddha

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The Wat Traimit - Temple of the Golden Buddha - the statue of Buddha is made from solid gold weighting 5.5 tons. It is a fine example of Sukhothai art and was discovered by chance from a layer of stucco during construction of the

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Wat Timitr - Bangkok

All Buddha images, large or small, ruined or not, are regarded as sacred objects in Thailand.

Original photographs by Isnard Martins , 1998

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This Among people who believed in transmigration, the death of someone whom they trusted and loved would ordinarily leave them some hope that they might meet him again in a future life. But in this case their beloved master, in achieving the goal they were all to strive for, deprived them of any such hope.

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General Information
Main Page - Culture & History
The Temples
Wat Po
Royal Grand Palace
Wat Marble
Wat Traimit


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