Category Archives: Temple and Monks

A list or write up about temple and monks

Temple of the Emerald Buddha

The Wat Phra Kaew (English Temple of the Emerald Buddha, Thai: วัดพระแก้ว; full official name Wat Phra Sri Rattana Satsadaram, Thai: วัดพระศรีรัตนศาสดาราม) is regarded as the most sacred Buddhist temple (wat) in Thailand. It is located in the historic center of … Continue reading

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Bodh Gaya

  The village of Bodh Gaya is in the Gaya district in the Indian state of Bihar. It is situated west of the Phalgu River, a tributary of the Ganges River. India’s 2001 census reported Bodh Gaya’s population as 30,883. Bodh Gaya is considered by Buddhists as … Continue reading

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The Buddhas of Bamyan

The Buddhas of Bamyan were two monumental statues of standing Buddhas carved onto the side of a cliff in the Bamyan valley of central Afghanistan, situated 230 km (143 miles) northwest of Kabul at an altitude of 2500 meters (8,202 … Continue reading

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Luang Phor Doem (B.E.2403-2494),Wat Nong Pho

Luang Phor Doem (B.E.2403-2494),Wat Nong Pho temple, NakornSawan province, is one of the greatest guru monk of Thailand. His very well-known amulets are various kinds of ivory-tusk carved pieces including Singharajs, a few batches of statuettes of his own, and … Continue reading

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LP Keow, Wat Sampanmaiken

Article 1: Luang Pu Kaew is very well known for his long time practice of Buddhism studies and white charms. Luang Pu Kaew is unrivalled and incomparable for half of the century and he is highly praised for the experienced … Continue reading

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Luang Phor Pae, Wat Pikul Thong

Luang Phor Pae Date of Birth: 2448 Deceased: 2542 Luang Phor Pae was born in BE 2448, Singburi Province, Thailand. At the age of 11 he commenced studies in Pali under Phra Ajarn Pan and Phra Ajarn Pom at Wat … Continue reading

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Luang Phor Daeng, Wat Kao Bandai-it, Petchburi

Article 1: Luang Phor (= reverend father, venerable monk) Daeng also known as Phra Kru Yan Wila (later, official title) was born in B.E.2421 (under the sign of The Cock) in Petchaburi province as one of 12 children of the … Continue reading

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Luang Phor Suk Gesaroh, Wat Makhamtow

Pra Kru WiMonKuNaGon or Luang Poo Suk GeSaRoh was borned at Moo Bahn Pahk Klorng MaKhamTow, Ampher WatSing, Jangwat ChaaiNaht. His father was named Nuam and mother was Torng Dee. He was borned on 14th October BE2390 during the 4th … Continue reading

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Luang Por Prom, Wat Chong Kae

Luang Por Prom was born in Ayutayah Province on 20th April BE2427. He was ordained as monk at Wat Pahk Kong Yang on 15th April BE2447 at the age of 20 years old. Before Luang Por Prom was ordained as … Continue reading

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Luang Phor Tae, Wat Sam Ngam

Luang Por Tae’s hometown was in Moo (village) 4, Bahn (House) Sahm Ngahm Noi, Ampher (District) Don Thom, Jangwat (Province) Nakon Pabtom. He was borned on 15th September BE2434. There were many famous monks who was born in that year, … Continue reading

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