“Wat Rong Suea Ten”, the Blue Temple, Chiang Rai .”
Wat ..Wat and Wat! Many wats in Thailand!
This sentence is very common for the visitors who travel in Thailand. However there are not many main famous temple in Thailand if you would prefer to visit.
In Bangkok, there are Wat Pra Kaew or the Grand Palace, Wat Pho , Wat Aroon which is very famous in the main capital. Visit the north to Chiang Mai , the famous one is Doi Suthep Temple as it is the symbol Chiang Mai.
What about Chiang Rai?
Chiang Rai is one of the famous place to visit. Of course! people usually think about Rong Khun Temple or White temple as the famous temple which glittering in the shining sun because its color..white… Decorated with the small pieces of mirror to reflex people and light. Instead of White temple in Chiang Rai, we would like to recommend you the temple called ” Rong Suea Ten” or the Blue Temple which was built by the student of Mr. Chalermchai Kositpipat who built The famous White Temple.
Rong Suea Ten was established in October 27th,2005 and successfully complete in January 22nd,2016 ( The temple is already 1 year now.) It is on the area of 6 acres. Blue color represents the Dharma, the Lord Buddha virtue code of moral that spread all over the world becomes the doctrine of logically naturalistic as the bright blue sky. This temple displays the contemporary Buddhist art that implied the Lord Buddha ‘s doctrine.
The concept led the Buddhist to turn back and study the Dhrama in order to apply for their daily life as well as for whom demanded to study this for withdrawal from the round of existences that called ” The 4 Noble Truths”, gospel truth and the Eightfold Path ( The path that lead people to the extinguish of sufferings.)
The temple located at 306 Moo 2 ,Rim Kok , Muang , Chiang Rai . It is easy to find alongside of Mae Kok River in Chiang Rai province. You could put this temple name on the list for you next visit in the north of Thailand.