Celebrating Visakha Bucha Day, June 1, 2015. This year the ceremony was fairly laid back having just followed major celebrations to promote and congratulate the ascension of the temples new abbot, Phrapromsithi. A short worship was followed by the ritual casing of the stairs to the top of the mountain for a final prayer. Click Here
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On this May 31, 2015 Wat Saket celebrated the ascension of Phrapromsithi to his new position as the temple's leader. The celebration began with a visit by Thailand's Abbot
as well as high level officials, friends, and followers.
Congratulations! Click Here
Please help support the people of Nepal. Contact Wat Saket to make monetary contributions or to donate food. This is one of your best chances to help. With their network of Buddhist missionaries
around the world, and in Nepal, Wat Saket is well established to qive the support quickly and where it's really needed.
This tour shows the charity drive event on May 6th with a live broadcast and donations presented at the temple by local groups and organizations. Click Here
Today Wat Saket and fellow monks from various local temples were awarded certificates granting them new positions and higher ranking. The awards were carried out at Wat Paknam, followed by ceremonies and celebration at Wat Saket. Click Here
Parchment fragments from ancient Buddhist manuscript were enshrined at the prayer hall. Click Here
The final tours covering 4 days of ceremonies for Somdet Phrabuddhajaraya's funeral service, cortege, and cremation are now available. Click Here
Today marks 101 days of funeral ceremonies for Somdet Phrabuddhajaraya. Services will continue until the end of the year. ... Read More
Today marks 100 days since the passing of Somdet Phrabuddhajaraya. He was Thailands 2nd most prominent monk.
The final of 2 days of prayer marking the anniversary of Somdets passing of 50 days.
Today marks the anniversary of Somdets passing of 50 days.
With condolensces to members of Wat Sraket and to the Buddhist community in whole, we honor the passing of Somdet Phrabuddhajaraya. He was much revered and will be missed dearly. May his teachings and wisdom carry on in the hearts of Buddhists everywhere.
The world didn't end in 2012, and there were many who came to Wat Saket to celebrate the passing of one year, and the beginning of another. It was quite a turnout, an estimated 40-50K persons were here to celebrate, worship, and pray for good tidings in the coming year.
Vesaka Bucha Day, the day of Buddha's birth, enlightenment, and passing was celebrated at Wat Saket with a grand theatrical display.
Today, Wat Saket removed an artifact from its display atop the Golden Mount for transport to another location. The religious artifact delivered from the mount via a grand parade and motorcade to Samut Prakan.