Monk Reciting A Sutra

Buddhist monk reciting sutra

A Buddhist monk recited a sutra alone in the hall

Shot at Wat Suwannaram Ratchaworawihan, a Buddhist temple in Bangkok, Thailand.

After leaving the Thon Buri railway station, I headed for the Bangkok Noi Canal. Watching the map, I found a big Buddhist temple near the canal. Of course, there are many Buddhist temples in Tokyo. Yet both the atmosphere and the architectural style are different from here. And the differences made me fun to visit. So I decided to visit the temple.

It was easy to find. And I entered its precinct. The precinct was silent and no one was seen. Tentatively, I entered a hall which might be the main hall of this temple. The wall was occupied by the old paintings. According to the Wikipedia, this temple had a long history. However, same as the precinct, no one was inside but one Buddhist monk wearing a Kasaya was there. He sat on a chair and just recited a sutra in the deserted hall.

日本語版はこちら

Where is Wat Suwannaram Ratchaworawihan?

Information of this photo

Photo No.
10723
Shooting Date
Sep 2017
Posted On
September 7, 2018
Place
Bangkok, Thailand
Genre
Street Photography
Archive
SEP 2018 PEOPLE THAILAND
Camera
SONY ALPHA 7R II
Lens
SONNAR T* FE 55MM F1.8 ZA
PHOTO BOOK
My photo book is available on Amazon.com. 108 B&W photos are appeared. Of course, you can read also via KINDLE UNLIMITED.
Trivial Moments: Street Photography by Tetsu Ozawa
Tetsu Ozawa Photography

You May Also Like These Photos

Archives

CATEGORY
MONTHLY
Mar.2019 Feb.2019 Jan.2019 Dec.2018 Nov.2018 Oct.2018 Sep.2018 Aug.2018 Jul.2018 Jun.2018 May.2018 Apr.2018 Mar.2018 Feb.2018 Jan.2018 Dec.2017 Nov.2017 Oct.2017 Sep.2017 Aug.2017 Jul.2017 Jun.2017 May.2017 Apr.2017 Mar.2017 Feb.2017 Jan.2017 Dec.2016 Nov.2016 Oct.2016 Sep.2016 Aug.2016 Jul.2016 Jun.2016 May.2016 Apr.2016
See more
Close
ARCHIVES
PORTFOLIO
SEARCH THIS SITE
PAGE TOP