Tag: Thailand

Posted on: July 12, 2022 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Buddhism in Ceylon, Thailand, Laos and Burma

Several countries in Ceylon (1), Thailand, Laos, and Burma (2) are all followers of Theravada Buddhism, or Southern Buddhism (3). These countries are all virtuous, keeping good moral precepts; especially on the island of Ceylon, the monks practice the way most maturely. Buddhist scripture It is written that during the reign of King Ashoka, Buddhism in India had already passed to Ceylon. The son of King Ashoka, Mahendra, was the…

Posted on: May 9, 2022 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Attaching Vietnamese nameplates to two temples in Thailand

On May 8, in the provinces of Suphan Buri and Chachoengsao (central Thailand), two of the oldest Vietnamese temples in Thailand are Tam Bao Pagoda (Thai name is Wat Aphay Phati Kram) and Ngoc Thanh Pagoda. (Thai name is Wat Annan Duoikai Tralom Prachom Phatsakan) has been attached with a Vietnamese nameplate. At the signing ceremony, Vice Chairman of the State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Ngo Trinh Ha affirmed that…

Posted on: February 17, 2022 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Cases of reincarnation confirmed by researchers in Thailand

After the press reported on the reincarnation of a Thai girl, singer Dang Le Quan, the reincarnation stories attracted more and more attention. After the press reported on the reincarnation of a Thai girl, singer Dang Le Quan, the reincarnation stories attracted more and more attention. In a Buddhist country like Thailand, “reincarnation” is no longer a strange topic. Of the many stories being circulated by Thai people, here are…

Posted on: February 11, 2022 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

The main actor in the movie The Life of the Buddha ordained in Thailand

Gagan Malik, India’s Bollywood movie superstar, who played the role of Buddha in the famous film Sri Siddhartha Gautama (The Life of Buddha) cut his hair to become a monk yesterday, February 10, 2022, at the temple. Thatthong in Bangkok, Thailand. It is known that Gagan Malik left home to sow a short-term relationship, living 15 days in the life of a monk in the Theravada tradition. Gagan Malik cut…

Posted on: February 9, 2022 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

The Elder Venerable Master of Annam Buddhism in the Kingdom of Thailand has passed away

Thera Most Venerable Thien Thu Thera (Phra Mahakhananamdampannathiwatra), An Nam Buddhist Sangha (Viet sect) in the Kingdom of Thailand passed away on January 23, 2022, lived for 85 years, 63 laps. He is the elder leader of the Annamese sect in Thailand, succeeding the 43rd generation of the Soto Zen sect. Thera Most Venerable Thera (Phra Mahakhananamdampannathiwatra), Theravada Buddhist Sangha in Thailand The funeral program will be announced after it…

Posted on: February 8, 2022 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Monk in Thailand turns plastic bottles into robes

It is hard to believe that the robes are sewn from synthetic fabrics woven from discarded plastic bottles but look no different from ordinary cloth shirts. Phra Maha Pranom Dhammalangkaro – monk, deputy abbot of Wat Chak Daeng temple in Samut Prakan province, bordering Bangkok, has come up with the initiative to recycle plastic water bottles in a way few would expect. Monk Phra Maha Pranom Dhammalangkaro says Buddha has…

Posted on: December 14, 2021 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

20 Vietnamese monks and nuns graduated with bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees in Thailand

On December 11 & 12, 2021, at MCU headquarters in Ayutthaya Province, Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University (MCU) held a graduation ceremony for the academic year 2021 for more than 3600 students and doctoral students at all levels of study. The ceremony was attended by His Holiness the Most Venerable Somdet Phra Maha Thirachan, chairing and awarding diplomas to all students and graduate students this year on behalf of His Holiness. There was…

Posted on: October 24, 2021 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

The world’s largest pure gold Buddha statue was forgotten for a hundred years in Thailand

The largest pure gold Buddha statue, considered the national treasure of Thailand, is estimated to date back about 800 years, undergoing many upheavals of history. The pure gold Buddha statue weighs 5.5 tons. Amitabha Buddha statue is 48m high, inlaid with 48 kg of gold Today, a pure gold Buddha image is displayed by Thailand at Wat Traimit in Bangkok. Any visitor to Thailand can go to the Golden Buddha…

Posted on: August 1, 2021 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Many monks join the frontline against Covid-19 in Thailand

The Covid-19 pandemic broke out in Thailand, many monks are wearing medical protective clothing to participate in the fight against the epidemic. To date, Thailand has recorded more than 597,000 Sars-Cov-2 infections and more than 4,800 deaths. The country is struggling to contain the latest outbreak, which has overwhelmed health care services and hurt an already weakened economy. In that context, many Thai monks have put away their familiar robes…

Posted on: August 1, 2021 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Hospital for Buddhist monks in Thailand

Priest Hospital in Bangkok is a special hospital for monks in Thailand. This is a hospital with a capacity of 300 beds with many treatment specialties. Established in 1949, to this day, Priest Hospital is still the most trusted place in the care and treatment of Buddhist monks as well as conducting medical research, providing a service system health care for all Buddhist monasteries and temples throughout Thailand. Although this…