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Wat Pho would like to invite everyone to join the cremation of Phra Dhammapanyabordee.

Her Royal Highness, Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn  will participate in the cremation of Phra Dhammapanyabordee (Thavorn Tissanookaro Chareonpanitch) the former abbot of Wat Pho.

The monk committee of Wat Pho would like to invite everybody and disciples to join the cremation of the former abbot Phra Dhammapanyabordee at the royal crematorium Issariyaporn, Wat Debsirindrawas on Sunday 10 May 2015, at 17.00.

The ceremony before the restoration of The reclining Buddha's sole.

At 09.09AM of 21 April 2015,the monk committee of Wat Pho led by Phra Thep Veeraporn, the abbot, and the director of department of fine arts, ministry of culture held the worshiping ceremony to The reclining Buddha before the restoration of his right sole. The minister of religious mentioned that the restoration will take about 6 months to complete.

Miss San Paulo visited Wat Pho.

In the afternoon of 16 April, Tourism authority of Thailand with Royal Thai Embassy, Brasilia, Brazil brought the ladies of Miss San Paulo,Miss Fernanda Roberta Leme and her friend who visit Thailand in Songkran period.

Celebration on the last day of Songkran festival.

Even we have reached the final day of Songkran celebration at Wat Pho on 16 April,2015, many Buddhist still have come to pay the respect to the Reclining Buddha and sprinkle the water on Buddha images for their own and their family’s blessing, including foreign visitors.

 

2nd Pali language examination at Wat Pho.

On 13-14 April,2015. The monk committee of Wat Pho held the 2nd Pali language examination 2015. Phra Prom Moli, the head of the examination came to visit the examinees. His venerable Phra Thep Veeraporn assigned the monk committee to welcome Phra Prom Moli and the board from National office of Buddhism instead of his place.