Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Thailand - The Temple of the Emerald Bud Dha

The temple of the Emerald Buddha is regarded as the most importtant Buddhist temple in Thailand. Located in the historic centre of Bangko, within the grounds of the Grand Palace, it enshrines Phra Kaew Morakot ( the Emerald Buddha), the highly revered Buddha image meticulousy carved from a single block of jade. The Emerald Buddha is a Buddha image in the meditating position in the style of the Lanna school of the north, dating from the 15th century AD.

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