Ubosot – อุโบสถ

Ubosot “u-boh-sòt” – อุโบสถ observance; the observance of the Eight Percepts. biweekly recitation of the Vinaya rules by a chapter of Buddhist monks; the days for special meeting of the order, and for recitation of Patimokkha. the Uposatha hall; consecrated assembly hall. อุโบสถ (อ่านว่า อุ-โบ-สด) ถือเป็นอาคารที่สำคัญภายในวัดเนื่องจากเป็นสถานที่ที่พระภิกษุสงฆ์ใช้ทำ สังฆกรรมซึ่งแต่เดิมในการทำสังฆกรรมของ พระภิกษุสงฆ์จะ ใช้เพียงพื้นที่โล่ง ๆ ที่กำหนดขอบเขตพื้นที่สังฆกรรมโดยการกำหนดตำแหน่ง “สีมา” เท่านั้น แต่ในปัจจุบันจากการมีผู้บวชมากขึ้น อีกทั้งภายใน […]

Common Sandpiper (Tringa hypoleucos)

Common Sandpiper (Tringa hypoleucos) The common sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos) is a small Palearctic wader. This bird and its American sister species, the spotted sandpiper (A. macularia), make up the genus Actitis. The adult is 18–20 cm (7.1–7.9 in) long with a 32–35 cm (13–14 in) wingspan. It has greyish-brown upperparts, white underparts, short dark-yellowish legs […]

Chestnut-tailed Starling (Sturnia malabarica)

Chestnut-tailed Starling  Sturnia malabarica There are three subspecies of the Chestnut-tailed Starling: Sturnus malabaricus malabaricus: It is the nominate species. North-eastern India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and north-western Burma. Sturnus malabaricus nemoricola: Southern China (incl. Taiwan), Burma, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia. Sturnus malabaricus blythii: Western Ghats in India. The adults have a total length of […]

Green-backed Flycatcher (Ficedula elisae)

 Green-backed Flycatcher (Ficedula elisae)  Scientific Name: Ficedula elisae Alternative Name: Chinese Flycatcher The green-backed flycatcher is a bird in the family Muscicapidae, which contains the Old World flycatchers. It was long considered to a subspecies of the narcissus flycatcher, but morphological and acoustical differences between the two indicate they are instead separate species. It breeds […]

Chinese egret, immigration bird Thailand

Chinese egret, immigration bird Thailand Egretta eulophotes Chinese egret or Swinhoe’s egret  is a threatened species of egret from east Asia. Chinese egret Egretta eulophotes A bird foraging on a shore while walking. Chinese egret, Single bird, side view. Chinese egret looking for food on the wet land. Non-breeding bird. Pacific Reef Heron VOICE: Chinese […]

Black-Backed Kingfisher, Thailand

 Black-Backed Kingfisher Ceyx erithaca  The Oriental dwarf kingfisher, also known as the black-backed kingfisher or three-toed kingfisher, is a species of bird in the family Alcedinidae. Scientific name: Ceyx erithaca Phylum: Chordata Closed up oriental dwarf kingfisher also known as Black Back Kingfisher black backed kingfisher Beautiful Oriental dwarf kingfisher black backed kingfisher or Three […]

Wat Chalerm Phrakiat Phrachomklao Rajanusorn

Wat Chalerm Phrakiat Phrachomklao Rajanusorn ( wat phrabaht Poophadaeng )  Chae Hom District, Lampang Province, Thailand วัดเฉลิมพระเกียรติพระจอมเกล้าราชานุสรณ์ (วัดพระบาทปู่ผาแดง) อ.แจ้ห่ม จ.ลำปาง Map [ready_google_map id=’11’] Photo Gallery

Thai Silk – Local product from Thailand

Polyvoltine and the Farmers   For over a thousand years, sericulture in Thailand has been the rearing of native polyvoltine varieties of the bombyx morisilkworm. These worms subsist entirely on mulberry, and regenerate silkworm eggs several times a year. Native polyvoltine silkworms are hardy, resistant to the hourly lasting of local temperature and humidity and […]

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