Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat, Phitsanulok

Wat Phra Sri Rattana Mahatat Woramahawihan (วัดพระศรีรัตนมหาธาตุ), commonly called by the inhabitants as Wat Yai, is located in the city of Phitsanulok, Northern Thailand. Wat Phra Sri Rattana Mahatat enshrines Thailand’s second most famous Buddha image, the Phra Phuttha Chinnarat, also commonly referred to as Phra Buddha Chinnarat, and it is famous throughout Thailand for Continue Reading

Phitsanulok: Buddhist Temples and Rice Fields

Located in northern Thailand around 400 kilometers from Bangkok and surrounded by green rice fields, Phitsanulok is not a famous tourist destination but a Traditional Thai province, where one still can find a old style living while its residents proclaim themselves as the “Original Thais”. Somebody told me that the inhabitants of Phitsanulok feel animosity Continue Reading