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Unfortunately I missed the beginning of the Ubosatha hall having spent Vassa in Bangkok. The following are pictures of the makeshift camp the workers set up for themselves during their stay. Coming up next – 20th Nov
I believe the hills in the distance are called Phu Ruer which translates as Boat Mountain. Next 21st Nov
This is the new Ubosatha hall. I’ve got a feeling a larger one will have to be built in the future. Behind it a stupa is also being built. It will be interesting to see how they go about erecting … Continue reading
Yom Yai pays a gentleman to come around occasionally to teach the Samaneras Thai massage. This type of massage originates from a time when slavery was practised and apparently it became a way of relaxing after a hard day’s manual … Continue reading
These are fearless little critters. The name mantis, which means “diviner,” was given to this insect by the ancient Greeks because they believed that it had supernatural powers. (excerpt. Encyclopaedia Britannica)
Windows Live Writer is up the spout. Hopefully I can get a Microsoft team around to fix it.
The novices had to fill bags with earth for some reason one weekend. Like most things they got stuck in and enjoyed themselves. Break time.