Wat Sothon Wararam Worawihan in Chachoengsao, Thailand was built in late Ayutthaya Period, and it is claimed to be the largest Wat (Temple) in the world. The province is located on the bank of Bang Pakong River and the name “Chachoengsao” is derived from Khmer and means “deep canal”.
The easiest way to photograph monks in Thailand is to catch them on their morning walk for alms. This morning walk for alms is tradition in Thailand. It is a Buddhist requirement, that the monks walk for alms each morning. There are exceptions however. Here in rural Thailand there is what are called “monk days” when the people bring food to the temple and the monks do not go on their morning walk….
Ganesha Park in Nakhon Nayok has two of the largest Ganesha statues in Thailand. The first figure shows Ganesha in a sitting position. He is holding his broken tusk in one hand. In his other hands he has a mahout’s hook, a rope noose and a rosary.