Buddha in renovation

Lord Buddha goes to Thailand

Among Wolfgang's albums

  • Buddha in renovation

    Cleaning and repairing the big image of Lord Buddha at the estate of the Wat Pha Thang in Uthai Thani.

  • Wat Pha Thang in Uthai Thani

    This temple is hard to find beside the mainroad in Amphoe Baan Rai but very recommendable to have a visit there. A few foot steps beside the monastery you'll see an extra large image of Lord Buddha I'll show in other pictures.

  • Phra Phutta Khodom the highest statue

    A temple in Suphan Buri province houses the largest metal cast Buddha image of the world called "Phra Phutta Khodom" which has a lap width of 10 meters and a height of 26 meters.

  • The sublime face of lord buddha

    The huge Buddha image above can be seen from far across the fields and houses. Its located at the Wat Phai Rong Wua in Suphan Buri province.

  • The mighty big Buddha statue from the side

    Its the largest metal cast buddha image in the world and can be seen from many kilometers far away.

  • Buddha Park in Wat Phai Rong Wua

    This temple has so many Buddha images, buildings, chedis and other replicas of important Buddhist buildings that it needs to spend a lot of time to visit all. Every statue is covered with the holy yellow robe.

  • Thai style Buddha

    Buddha image in Thailand typically refers to three dimensional stone, wood, clay, or metal cast images of the Buddha. While there are such figures in all regions where Buddhism is commonly practiced, the appearance, composition and position of the images…

  • A park with hundreds Buddhas

    At the premise of the temple the visitor passes hundreds of Buddha images in different positions. The hair style is mostly the same and symbolize a flame as a symbol in his wisdom.

  • Wat Phai Rong Wua

    In the province Suphanburi The temple lies along one of the roads leading from Bangkok to Suphanburi's City district. The huge Buddha image above can be seen from far across the fields and houses. This temple had so many Buddha images, buildings, chedis…

  • Wat Phai Rong Wua

    Wat Phai Rong Wua is home of the largest metal cast buddha image in the world. More interesting to me is that it also has a depiction of hell, or at least the things that may happen down there. This place is well worth a visit from Bangkok.

  • Buddhist meditation altar

    You have the space, place the offerings a little lower than the objects of refuge on your altar. When you awaken in the morning, it is customary to wash at least your face before approaching the altar to offer prostrations and then offerings -- this is a…

  • Climbing a log full with thorns

    If you want to have a look at how Buddhists in the old days convinced their children and themselves to follow the rules of Buddhism, Wat Phai Rong Wua in Suphanburi is the place to go. Every bad deed leads to a punishment that is made very visual in this…

  • Phi Pret in Wat Phai Rong Wua

    Inside the compound of Wat Phai Rong Wua is a department of the hell that shows many statues of what will happen with you if you sin to much during your lifetime (this case is shown that exhibitionism [!?] will be punished like this).

  • The hell is shown in Wat Phai Rong Wua

    The offending body parts are enlarged and the punishment is usually directed right there. Besides the images of hell, the temple also sports the world's highest metal cast Buddha, with a height of 26 meters, a whole series of Indian-style buildings and s…

  • Stupa in Wat Phai Rong Wua

    The main stupa once housed relics of the Lord Buddha, but it was raided for treasure and neglected in ruins.

  • Wat Tam Khao Wong in Uthai Thani

    During an excursion about eight years ago we discovered a new builded monastery in the thai province Uthai Thani. We immediately got a faithful relationship to the abbot who builded this beautiful teakwood monastery under his own idea and own arrangement.…

  • Inside Wat Tam Khao Wong

    Around the pond is a garden of colourful flowers and a grotto with this beautiful Buddha altar. The wood used in the pavilion’s construction was donated by locals and has been transformed into a work of architecture that retains natural qualities. The mo…

  • Guanyin and the Thousand Arms

    Guanyin is the bodhisattva associated with compassion as venerated by East Asian Buddhists, usually as a female. The name Guanyin is short for Guanshiyin which means "Observing the Sounds (or Cries) of the World". One Buddhist legend presents Guan Yin as…

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