Articles Tagged ‘merit making’

Bangkok Photo Friday: Devasathan (Brahmin Shrine)

Bangkok Photo Friday: Devasathan (Brahmin Shrine) December 31, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
It’s the New Year and the Thai will want to start it out right by making some prayers and offerings at the local temples. Today’s photo is of Devasathan, more commonly known as the Brahmin Shrine. Actually three shrines in one dedicated to Shiva, Ganesh and Vishnu just a stone’s throw...

Spooky Temple Moments in Bangkok

Spooky Temple Moments in Bangkok October 27, 2010 | free, Things to Do | Read More
It’s Halloween season, and though the Thai do not celebrate this holiday, they are definitely believers in ghosts and the supernatural. So I thought I’d share a couple of creepy Bangkok items. The first is a temple with a shrine for a popular local spirit — and I don’t mean Thai...