Chiang Mai: Photos of Temples in the Old City

City Life

Photographs from the temples in the old City, which are some of the oldest in Chiang Mai, and were often built with Royal patronage, along with recollections of my visit to the various Temples.

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Chiang Mai: Photo Albums of Modern Structures

Lanna Holistic Center

This post covers my trip to Fang, Tha Ton and Chiang Rai and the modern temples and other buildings that we found there, including the White Temple and the Black House.

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Ajahn Suthep: 50+ Dhamma Talks

Audio

Ajahn Suthep is one of the few Thai monks I know who can effectively teach in English, and his teachings are always based on the original teachings about the constituent parts, the sense-spheres and craving.

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Bhikkhu Gavesako: Life as a Buddhist Monk in the West

Bhikkhu Gavesako

Bhikkhu Gavesako describes the history of the Western Sangha, which originated with Ajahn Chah in north-east Thailand and then spread around the world starting with England in 1979.

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Photographs of Paintings from Wat Olak Madu

Teaching Sixty Monks

While I was in Wat Olak Madu I took numerous photographs of some of the modern artworks that are found in the Preaching Hall and Sima Hall, which has resulted in two new albums for the Photo Dharma website.

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Royal Wat Chetawan, Kuala Lumpur

Main Shrine Hall

In 1956, Phra Kru Palat Vieng, a veteran member of the Sangha and an old time resident of Kuala Lumpur initiated the idea of building a sizeble Buddhist Temple close to the federal capital of Kuala Lumpur.

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The Sinhalese Cemetery in Kuala Lumpur

Dog in Cemetery

Recently I had a short stay in Kuala Lumpur, and I took the opportunity to do some more photography while I was there. The first place I visited was the Sinhalese Cemetery which now lies alongside the Cheras Highway.

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