Sunday, March 17, 2013

The Sanctuary of Truth


The Sanctuary of Truth is a gigantic wooden construction which covers the area of more than two rais. The top point of the building is about 105 meters high. It was constructed to withstand the wind and sunshine on the seashore at Rachvate Cape, Tumbon Naklea, Amphur Banglamung, Chon Buri Province.

The building was constructed according to ancient Thai ingenuity and every square inch of the building is covered with wooden carve sculpture. The purposes of decoration with wooden carve sculptures are to use art and culture as the reflection of Ancient Vision of Earth, Ancient Knowledge, and Eastern Philosophy. With in this complex, visitors will understand Ancient Life, Human Responsibility, Basic Thought, Cycle of living, Life Relationship with Universe and Common Goal of Life toward Utopia.


additional information from http://twitter.com/fcwscott :
The Sanctuary of Truth. Built originally by one of the wealthiest families in Thailand. 120 Wood carvers live on the site creating the
carvings. Family of the creator of temple has carried on his work. Youngest son now in charge of construction.



















Location :
Chon Buri


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