Category: Buddhism

Wat Ratchanadda

Wat Ratchanaddaram (Thai: วัดราชนัดดาราม) is a buddhist temple located at the intersection between Ratchadamnoen Klang and Mahachak Road, in Phra Nakhon district, Bangkok. Meaning Royal Niece, the temple was built to the order of King Nangklao (Rama III) for Mom Chao Ying Sommanus Wattanavadi (หม่อมเจ้าหญิงโสมนัสวัฒนาวดี) in 1846. The temple is best known for the Loha Prasat (โลหะปราสาท), a one of...

Wat Phra Singh, Chiang Rai

Wat Pra Singh (วัดพระสิงห์) is located on Thanon Singkhlai (ถนนสิงหไคล) Tambon Wiang (ตำบลเวียง) Amphoe Mueang (อำเภอเมือง) Chiang Rai Province (จังหวัดเชียงราย). Wat Pra Singh was built by Pra Chao Maha Proma (P.E. 1345 – 1400), circa 1385 (B.E. 1928). The Ubosoth contains several replicas of the Pra Singh or Pra Buddhasihing image, a cultural landmark in the history of the Lanka...