Attractions in Bangkok

Devasathan (Brahmin Temple)

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Commonly called Brahmin Temple, King Rama I ordered the Dhevasathan built in 1784 to be used for holding Brahmin rites and ceremonies. This temple comprises of 3 Thai-styled brick and mortar buildings, on the left hand side is the shrine of Shiva, inside which the bronze image of Shiva in the blessing posture is contained.

The middle chapel is Ganesha shrine and Vishnu shrine on the right hand side, in front of the the 3 shrines, there is an image of Brahma enshrined under a small pavilion. Dhevashathan is the evidence of Brahminish which was spread into Thailand and mingled in the Thaiway of life and its customs and ceremonies from the past until now.

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