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Photograph Album:

Interesting Vocabularies in Buddhist Temples

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Person

Monk n. (Phra phiksu sngh )A member of a religious community of men typically living under vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience.

Person

Novice n. (Smer)A novice is a young monk of Buddhism.

PersonNun n. ( M ch )A member of a religious community of women, especially a cloistered one, living under vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience.

Person

Novice nun n. (rmaer)A novice nun in the Buddhist tradition

Architecture

Pagoda n. (Cedy)

A Hindu or Buddhist temple or sacred building, typically a many-tiered tower, in India and East Asia.

Architecture

Chapel n. (Xubosth) A small building for buddhist worship

Architecture

Sanctuary/ Vihara n. (Wihr)A Buddhist monastery.

Architecture

Scripture library/Scripture repository n. (Hxtr)A hall for keeping the scripture.

Architecture

Crematorium n. (Meru)A place where a dead person's body is cremated.

Architecture

Belfry n. (Hoh rahng)A bell tower or steeple housing bells, especially one that is part of a temple.

Sculpture

Phra Nakprok n. (Phra nkhprk)a style of Buddha with a naga over His head.

Sculpture

Giant statue/ Raksha statue n. (Rp pn yks)A gatekeeper of an architecture. Buddhism believe that the giant can prevent evil.

Sculpture

Nagas statue n. (Rp pn phnkh)A member of a semi divine race, part human and part cobra in form, associated with water and sometimes with mystical initiation.

Sculpture

Mythical lion statue n. (Rp pn sing)A gatekeeper of an architecture. It symbolize a peaceful.

Attitude of the Buddha

Reaching Nirvana (-pra bpaang sai-yaat) reclining on the right side, toes even, indicates his death.

Attitude of the Buddha

The Meditating Buddha" ( -pra bpaang dtrat roo reu bpaang sa-maat) in a sitting pose is a reminder of the classic posture for meditation

Attitude of the Buddha

The attitude of persuading the relatives not to quarrel n. (Png hmti)

Attitude of the Buddha

In Pensive Thought ( - pra bpaang ta-waai net) Stands with hands held down in front of the body.

Attitude of the Buddha

- pra bpaang oom baat) is a standing Buddha image holding an alms bowl.

Attitude of the Buddha

The Contemplating Buddha ( -pra bpaang ram peung) stands with hands resting across the chest, the right hand covering the left. The pose implies a complete spiritual transformation.

Attitude of the Buddha

Protected by the Naga King ( - pra bpaang naak bprok) The Buddha image sits on a large coiled serpent which rises to protect him from a raging storm.

Attitude of the Buddha

(-pra bpaang bpaa lay-lai)is wednesday image for the evening. When Buddha sought solitude to meditate undisturbed, the animals of the forest brought him nourishment.

Others

Alms bowl n. (Btr)The bowl carried by a Buddhist priest.

Others

Loknimit n. (Lknimit) Round stones buried in the ground to mark the sacred limits of a temple

Others

Tripitaka n. (tripitik) (Phra trpik)Buddhist Scriptures

Others

Scripture cabinet n. (T phra hrrm)

Others

Amuletic Buddha image n. (Phrakherxng)A small Buddha image used as amulet.

Others

Set of altar tables n. (Tahmbch)

Others

Pulpit n. (hrrmsn)A pulpit in the form of an elaborately carved seat

Others

Robe of a Buddhist monk n. (Cwr)The outer robe of a Buddhist priest

Others

Monk's cell n. (Kuti)A house for Buddhist priests in a monastery.

Others

Cinerary urnn. (Ko)A cinerary urn, an urn-shaped casket for the body of a dead prince or a dead nobleman.

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