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Wat Tha Mai is a popular buddhist temple in Samut Sakhorn Thailand(Hotels in Samut Sakhon) and well visited by thai tourists and locals for merit making.

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The heart of the temple is the large golden Buddha statue. Pictures of old and new king are placed in front of it.

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Female monks take merit for the temple.
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The temple is surrounded by a park of statues.
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Many bulls are in front of the temple. Grass can be purchased to feed them in order to get good luck.

Young woman makes merit of some golden flowers to Buddha.
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For rituals a golden chair is reserved.
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Many detailed carvings can be seen on the doors…
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….on the ground….
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….and on the wall.

Below the temple is a basement full of statues. Many of them are hindu gods.
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The surroundings are beautiful, the temple ist build right at the river.
l1200033Early tropical sunset on a cloudy day.


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