Friday, 27 February 2009

Wat Kanlayanamit Woramahawihan

Wat Kanlayanamit Woramahawihan is a secondary monastery. Initialy, Chao Phraya Nikhon Bodin (Toh Kalayanamit) offered his residence and land formerly called "Chinese Monk Village" and it was turned into a royal monastery in the reign of King Rama III in 1852, and got graciously named as Wat Kanlayanamit".

The principle Wihan houses " Phra Putta Trai Rattana Nayok (Luang Poh Toh)" or "Sam Po Hood Gong" or "sam Po Gong" in Chinese. The only one principle Buddha Image of Palilai posture in Thailand. In the main Chapel, you can see the fine mural painting about history of Lord Buddha. The tower of Ho Phra Tham Montien Talerng Phrakiat stores various Buddhist scriptures.

Getting There:Take a boat at Pakklong Talad (Flower market) Pier to Wat Kanlaya Pier
Offering : 3 Incense sticks, 1 pair of red candles, flower or garland.

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