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May 24th 2008
Published: June 21st 2017
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Geo: 13.7308, 100.521These photos speak for themselves, I visited a few more temples today. One that I've been to before, and a couple others that I hadn't. An unexpected bonus at Wat Bowon Niwet was the monks quarters being open to the public. I actually ended up spending a long time here, just walking around enjoying the atmosphere. There were monks all over the grounds, and I got so... Read Full Entry

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Monks at Wat Bowon NiwetMonks at Wat Bowon Niwet
Monks at Wat Bowon Niwet

I wandered around the little quiet lanes on the temple grounds which connect the temple to the monks sleeping quarters. I followed this group of monks down a lane to this house where they were bringing what looked like a bunch of gifts or offerings to the monk who lived there.
A Monk at Wat Bowon NiwetA Monk at Wat Bowon Niwet
A Monk at Wat Bowon Niwet

The temple grounds here are really quiet. It's hard to believe that the frenetic, busy street of Bangkok are just a few feet away.
Shrine-hall of Phra Phutthachinnasi at Wat BowonShrine-hall of Phra Phutthachinnasi at Wat Bowon
Shrine-hall of Phra Phutthachinnasi at Wat Bowon

These monks were tourists like me visiting this Wat in Bangkok. They took turns having their photo taken in front of the Buddhas in this shrine.

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