A woman bowed down on her knees in prayer in Wat Saket

Woman bowing down on knees in Wat Saket
Shot at Wat Saket in Bangkok, Thailand
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At Wat Saket in Bangkok, with the golden stupa at the top, there are other places to pray. There is also a facility inside the man-made hill. In what seems to be the middle of the hill, there is a golden Buddha statue enshrined. At the end of a corridor covered with white walls is that statue. Although this place was small, there was a constant stream of worshippers. Maybe this Buddha statue was more popular with the locals than the stupa, not to mention the view from the top.

While I was looking at the Buddha statue, the next worshipper came. It was a woman in mourning clothes. She sat down in front of the statue and bowed with her head on the ground. Then she kept her posture for a while. In Japan, when people visit a temple, people don't take off our shoes and go up to the main hall. They just stand in front of the main hall, throw a money offering into the temple and join hands. When I saw such local Thai people, I was impressed that Thai people are really pious.

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Apr 2018 PEOPLE THAILAND

PHOTO DATA

No

10505

Shooting Date

Sep 2017

Posted On

April 4, 2018

Modified On

September 12, 2023

Place

Wat Saket, Thailand

Genre

Street Photography

Camera

SONY ALPHA 7R II

Lens

SONNAR T* FE 55MM F1.8 ZA

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