Sunday, 13 September 2009

Wat Phra Si Rattanasatsadaram

Wat Phra Si Rattanasatsadaram, which was commonly called the Temple of the Emerald Buddha set in the reign of King Rama I, founder of the Chakri Dynasty, the Rattanakosin (Bangkok), built as the capital of Spain in 1782.

The new church was completed in AD 1784th This royal chapel is a dedicated connection in the Grand Hall of Wat Phra Si Sanphet in the ancient capital of Ayutthaya. It is the most revered temples in the city, but the Capilla Real monks do not live there. It serves as a center of all religious rites related to the state and the monarchy, as gen Ordina under royal patronage, the history of the church, special rites and take the oath of allegiance.
King Rama I brought the image of the Emerald Buddha, which is regarded by the people of Thailand as palladium, Argentina, from the palace in the ancient capital of Thon Buri, west of the river Chao Phraya, in the main hall of the new building of the Chapel Royal, where he has remained since.
Throughout its history two hundred years has undergone several renovations of the chapel, restorations and additions to their buildings. Other construction and renovations have taken place during the reign of King Rama III (1824-1851 AD) and King Rama IV, AD 1851-1868). Just in time for anniversary celebrations in Bangkok in 1882. The royal chapel is therefore not less than two centuries of know-how and ingenuity Rattanakosin art are in themselves an expression of the fundamental unity of Thai people.

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