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Monday, March 05, 2007

Ancient Temple is Wat Dusidaram Woravihara in Bangkok

Ancient Temple is Wat Dusidaram Woravihara in BangkokWat Dusidaram Woravihara ( Wat Dusid ) was founded in the Ayutthaya period and The Thai temple is located on the bank of the Chao Phraya River, near the mouth of the Bangkok Noi Canal and the approach to the Pin Klao Bridge on the Thoburi side. It was an ancient temple called originally Wat Sao Prakhon. Somdej Phra Chao Boromawongther Kromluang Srisunthornthep, a son of King Rama I, had the temple reestablished. Krom Phrarajawang Boworn Mahasenanurak renovated the temple in 1913 and rename it Wat Dusidaram . A small, neighboring temple which was abandoned, called Wat Phumarin Rajapaksi, was also incorporated into Wat Dusidaram.

In the reign of King Rama VI, Somdet Krom Phraya Vachirayanvarorod ordered Wat Bhumin rajpaksi, which had only one monk , to merge with Wat dusidaram. In World War II, Wat Dusidaram and wat Noithongyu were damaged in an air raid, so there temples were also merged.

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