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Boat Merit Making dedicated to The Princess.

In the morning of 25 February 25, 2015 The government held the boat merit making dedicated for the 60th year celebration of the birth of Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn at 2 sides of Padoong krungkasem canal, General Prayuth Chan-Ocha, the prime minister gave the opening speech.

In this event, many high-ranked monks, Phra Rajdhammasoonthon and Phra Rajjariyaporn, both abbot assistants fromWat Pho attended and gave the blessing.

Alumnis from Chulalongkorn University visited Wat Pho.

Wat Pho is the good attraction among visitors both Thai and foreigners. Last week,  Alumnis from Faculty of accounting Chulalongkorn University came to visit Chinese New Year Festival here at the temple. This occasion, Phra Suthithammanuwat, the abbot assistant gave the tour to the principle Buddha image at the ordination hall and also pagodas of 4 kings, and holy beings in front of temple of the reclining Buddha.

The atmosphere on Chinese New Year.

On 19 February 2015, the third day of Chinese New Year Festival, this day, many chinese travels around and went to worship holy beings for their own fortune. Wat Pho is one of the attraction that many visitors has come. This festival will last until 22 February.

Wat Pho celebrated Chinese New Year on the year of goat.

The good time in the afternoon of 17 February 2015,15.09PM, the monk committee of Wat Pho enshrined the statue of Admiral Prince Abhakara Kiartivongse or “Sadet Tia” at the courtyard in front of The temple of Reclining Buddha with the sound of firecrackers. At 15.19PM, his venerable Phra Thep Veeraporn, the abbot of Wat Pho opened the Chinese New Year Festival 2015 and the Chinese lion parade gave some of the performance for celebration.

Chinese New Year Celebration is about to start.

Professor Kata Chinnabanchorn, the renowned fortune teller in Thailand, arranged the tour for the group of executive from  Muang Thai Life Assurance company Ltd to come and worship holy beings in the event of Chinese New Year. Wat Pho is famous among Thai-Chinese and Chinese visitors who come to visit,espectially the principle Buddha image, Phra Buddha Thevapatimakorn in the ordination hall.