• Creator
  • Piset Chiachanphong
  • Created Date
  • 1999-03
  • Description
  • The article explains the utility of ""Phlubphla Pluang Khraung"" --the royal pavilion found in the compound of Phimai and Phanomrung stone castles and main Buddhist temples in Bangkok. The pavilion was used as a walk-in closet for king to take off his ornamental attire which is the enblems of kingship, before presiding over religious ceremony in temple. Symbolically, this links to the fact that all Thai kings are Buddhist and to the ultimate g... more
    The article explains the utility of ""Phlubphla Pluang Khraung"" --the royal pavilion found in the compound of Phimai and Phanomrung stone castles and main Buddhist temples in Bangkok. The pavilion was used as a walk-in closet for king to take off his ornamental attire which is the enblems of kingship, before presiding over religious ceremony in temple. Symbolically, this links to the fact that all Thai kings are Buddhist and to the ultimate goal in Buddhism, which is achieving nirvana by discarding self and possesion. less
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