Buddha Postures for the Seven Days of the Week

7 Buddha Postures

7 Buddha Postures for the 7 Days of the Week [toc] If you have been to a temple (or 'Wat') in Thailand, you might have noticed that the Buddha appears in standing, sitting or reclining postures. In some, you will even see seven (sometimes eight) statues of Buddha aligned next to each other, often with a donation cup in front of it. So what does it mean? Many people see

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Wat Phra Thong in Phuket (Wat Prathong)

Wat Phra Thong in Phuket

Wat Prathong in Thalang [toc] Wat Phra Thong (or Wat Prathong) meaning 'Golden Buddha Image Temple' is a very old temple with an incredible legend behind it, the kind of story that irresistibly attracts people... It's not very big or impressive, but the first thing everyone wants to see is the famous half-buried golden Buddha. So what is this strange legend about a temple located in Thalang, on the way

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Phuket Vegetarian Festival Typical Schedule and Calendar

Phuket Vegetarian Festival Schedule and Calendar

Phuket Vegetarian Festival Typical Schedule and Calendar [toc] In case you are coming to Phuket in October, here is a Phuket Vegetarian Festival Schedule and Calendar of each day event, in which temple each event will occur, when and where the famous processions will happen. Remember to bring a mask for the smoke and ear protections as the firecrackers sound will leave you deaf for a day. Read all about

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