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WAT BUDDHA VIPPASSANA DHAM

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Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham is located in Yuen Long District. In Hong Kong, Thai people can celebrate mainly on Sundays due to work. There are four main big Thai Buddhist temples in Hong Kong, three in Yuen Long districts and one near Tai Wo.

Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
On the top of Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham, some flowers offerings are laid in front of famous Buddhist monks statues.
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
There is a huge loud gong on the top of Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham in Yuen Long.
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
Sonkran festival is a major happening for Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham with various events over a few days.
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
This shrine (ศาลพระพรหม) is consecrated to Lord Brahma, the creator. This shrine is very sacred to the Thai Buddhists and the deity is known to have wish-fulling and boon-giving powers.
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
Small dancers figurines are supposed to entertain Lord Brahma. In Bangkok, there are real dancers at the Erawan shrine dedicated to Brahma.
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
In Thai temples, seven different Buddha statues with a bowl in front of them can often be seen. Each statue represents a day of the week. Thai custom says that one should make a offer in the bowl of his birth day.
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
A small cave is available for people wishing to learn meditation under the monks teachings.
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
As Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham is located in Hong Kong, there is a fusion of Thai Chinese beliefs. Thai Buddhism has always been able to adapt itself to previous existing beliefs such as animism.
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
On Songkran day, a lion dance is happening in Thai Buddhist temple Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham.
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
The Chinese lion is paying respect to the Buddha statues located outdoors and located inside the monks' small houses.
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
Many Hong Kong people are also Buddhist but the type of Buddhism is different. Thai Buddhism is called small vehicle (Theravada) and Chinese Buddhism is called big vehicle (Mahayana).
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham is a peaceful area worth a visit. Better come when there is a Thai Buddhist festival.
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
Monks robes and orange buckets full of basic necessities are offered to the monks living in Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham.
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
The Chinese lion is paying respect to the Buddha statues located outdoors by bowing three times.
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
The Thai Buddhist monks just had their morning meal so it is now time for prayers.
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
Three Thai Buddhist monks are currently staying at Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham in Yuen Long district.
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
At Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham, there is a small stall where people can make money donation for the temple. Free bottles of water are also given.
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
Those Thai Buddha statues are located inside Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham's meditation cave.
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
As Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham is located in Hong Kong, there is a fusion of Thai Chinese beliefs. Visitors can catch some red envelopes and get some pocket money.
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
People are queuing to enjoy delicious free Thai food at Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham.
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham is located in Yuen Long district in New Territories. Garbage dump zone or personal dump zone? In New Territories open storage has always been a problem.
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham is located in Shap Pat Heung area made of 30 villages. Those villages have often walled houses with dangerous barking dogs.
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
Wat Buddha Vippassana Dham
The Buddha statue's hands are turning the Dharma wheel to teach Buddhism.


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