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Rot
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Thailand

Postby Rot » Fri Feb 11, 2011 4:19 am

What are your favorite places in thailand/ things to do/ meditation centers &monasteries?
Thanks

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GrahamR
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Re: Thailand

Postby GrahamR » Fri Feb 11, 2011 7:12 am

Rot wrote:What are your favorite places in thailand/ things to do/ meditation centers &monasteries?
Thanks

Well I live in Surat Thani, so I have to say its my favourite place :)

Not too commercial, clean and lots of sea and rivers to explore.

Wat Suan Mokkhaphalaram is not far away and the late Buddhadasa Bhikkhu who founded it was a great teacher.
With metta :bow:
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Re: Thailand

Postby cooran » Fri Feb 11, 2011 8:54 am

Hello Rot,

I love all the tourist sites in Bangkok, and just normal life in Bangkok, shopping, wandering about, attending dhamma discussions, visiting friends.

But one place stands out in my mind from the usual temple tours:
Ayutthaya - Thailand's first capital

Pictures, here:
http://www.google.com.au/images?hl=en&s ... =&oq=Ayutt
History, here:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ayutthaya_Kingdom

Another one was Jim Thompson's houses:
http://www.bangkokmag.infothai.com/thompson.htm

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Chris
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