• Short Summary

    THE DEPUTY PREMIER OF THAILAND, GENERAL TANOM KITTIKAJORN, WAS AMONG PRIESTS AND LAY BUDDHISTS WHO ATTENDED CEREMONY RECENTLY IN BANGKOK TO STORE AWAY IMAGES OF LORD BUDDHA.

  • Description

    THE DEPUTY PREMIER OF THAILAND, GENERAL TANOM KITTIKAJORN, WAS AMONG PRIESTS AND LAY BUDDHISTS WHO ATTENDED CEREMONY RECENTLY IN BANGKOK TO STORE AWAY IMAGES OF LORD BUDDHA. THE CEREMONY WAS CONDUCTED AT PHRA WANANARAT BY THE CHIEF PRIEST, PRECEDED BY PRAYERS TO THE IMAGES OF BUDDHA MADE OUT OF EARTH AND BAKED OR OUT OF METALS.

    OFFERING OF BUDDHA IMAGES TO PILGRIMS IS ONE OF THE CUSTOMS BUDDHISTS LIVING IN SACRED CITIES HAVE FOLLOWED FOR CENTURIES. IN ORDER TO PROVIDE ENOUGH STOCKS OF THESE MEMENTOS, THE CEREMONY OF STORING AWAY LOTS OF IMAGES IS CONDUCTED IN PROMINENT PLACES OF PILGRIMAGE, IN STUPAS (MONUMENTS) CAVES AND TEMPLES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4DJB5E3LT8GGMX7HGAQH9BDVX
    Media URN:
    VLVA4DJB5E3LT8GGMX7HGAQH9BDVX
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/04/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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