Art, Buddhism, Community, Cultural, Lao Tradition, Thai Tradition

Songkran Day at Wat Greensboro

Click here to watch this video on YouTube We celebrated a Lao Pee Mai, Khmer, and Thai New Year at our local temple Wat Greensboro on Sunday April 14, 2013.  We had a good turnout, surprisingly more so than the previous years. The weather was exceptionally nice, good weather to celebrate the water festival, but… Continue reading Songkran Day at Wat Greensboro

Art, Book, Buddhism

Siamese Temple Painting called The Temiya Jataka from Wat Yai Intharam

After my oldest sister found out that I want to write about Buddhism, she gave me a book called Ten Lives of The Buddha, Siamese Temple Paintings and Jataka Tales by Elizabeth Wray, Clare Rosenfield, and Dorothy Bailey, with photographs by Joe D. Wray. The photos are beautiful and below is called The Temiya Jataka… Continue reading Siamese Temple Painting called The Temiya Jataka from Wat Yai Intharam

Art, Buddhism, Thailand

Laser Art of The Jatukarm Ramathep lucky charm

When I saw a post at Sim’s blog this morning about Graffiti Research Tags Buildings With L.A.S.E.R. TAG, I thought it was rather cool and interesting, then when I saw it being used to draw image of Jatukarm Ramathep on a building in Bangkok, Thailand, which is one of the biggest symbols there is, I… Continue reading Laser Art of The Jatukarm Ramathep lucky charm