Sep 302015
 
October 2015 Calendar – Download Desktop Wallpaper from Thailand

  October 2015 Calendar Desktop Wallpaper Yai Chai Mongkhon Ayutthaya, Thailand October  is here and so is our October  2015 Calendar desktop wallpaper for download,  from your friendly neighborhood desi Traveler. The October calendar features the magnificent – Wat Yai Chai Mongkhon, one of the biggest Buddhist Temples in the former capital city of Ayutthaya. It is here in Ayutthaya only at the Wat Mahathat, you find the famous Buddha head in tree roots. At its peak Ayutthaya had no parallel in east or west for its magnificent palaces, great Buddhist stupas with sky-kissing Chedis ( sprires) , visible [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jan 152015
 
Buddha Head In Tree Roots- Amazing Thailand

Buddha Head in Roots of Bodhi Tree: Some Pictures   It is believed that Buddha attained supreme enlightenment under a Peepal tree in Bodh Gaya, so ever since I first saw the picture of a Buddha Head  in the roots of a large Peepal Tree it was very high on my wish list. So when I was told that I will visit the Wat Mahathat, Ayutthaya I could not believe my luck.  As I vividly remember when I first saw the picture of Buddha head in tree roots I could not take my eyes off the same. The moment [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jan 072015
 
Amazing Thailand In Instagram

One of the things that I starting following actively in Amazing Thailand was Instagram, not that I suddenly discovered my love for Instagram but as almost anywhere you go you get free Wi-Fi so it is very easy to immediately upload your pictures without spending a single penny from your pocket.  I think except for when I was in plane and on a boat to the remote islands in the Gulf of Thailand we were never more than 5 feet away from free Wi-Fi either it was from the Hotels we were staying or the restaurant we went for lunch [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jan 012015
 
Ganesha In Thailand

  Ganesha Worship in Amazing Thailand   In India we see Ganesha the remover of obstacles in every single temple and most Hindu homes. He is considered to the wise one and remover of all obstacles. When I was visiting Thailand more than a decade ago I was happily surprised to find Ganesha being worshiped in almost all Buddhist temples in Amazing Thailand also. Not only in temples, I found Ganesha idols in front of various homes, shops etc. in Thailand. In Thailand Ganesha is called Phra Phikanet , but his importance is same as in India.     So [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Apr 292013
 
Varanasi The Spiritual Capital of India- A Photo Essay on Varanasi Ghats

  Life on Varanasi Ghats   There are a lot of Holy Cities and Temple Towns in India, every where people come to ask for wishes to be granted to make their life better in this. People visit  Varanasi for all this and more, thousands of  Hindus visit Varanasi or Benaras, or Kashi to die. Yes you read it correct, when they become old and sick and think the time to meet the maker is coming they visit Varanasi and wait for the dying in Kashi the city of Shiva known my many names the most popular being Varanasi. [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]