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Thailands Wats Temples and Mosques As well as the ubiqutous Buddhist temples, this area caters for all places of worship in Thailand. Post your pictures and thoughts of the Wats and chedis, churches, Hindu Temples and mosques of Thailand. Feel free to discuss theological issues and enlighten yourself. Learn what is involved in becoming a Monk in Thailand. Did you go to a Thailand Buddhist retreat to learn to meditate? Or visit the ancient ruins of Sukhothai. Or maybe helped out at the tiger temple in Kanchanaburi. Tell us about it here.

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Old 02-11-2010, 07:34 PM   #51 (permalink)
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Copied. The direction is not very important, more important is that you keep the Buddha statue (or a picture or other symbol of any enlightened being) in a clean and high place. Basically, you keep his head higher than your head, at least when you're seated on your meditation cushion. You don't point the soles of your feet towards the statue, you don't grab it in the head if you lift it, and you watch your thoughts, words and actions in front of it. In short, you show the statue or picture the same respect you would have shown the Buddha himself if he would have been present in your room.
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I have been made to believe that direction is important - the Buddha statue should face east, i.e. face the sunrise.
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I just googled "Buddha direction" and it looks like, each Buddha statue has an assigned direction.

Not sure which one we have.
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Old 03-11-2010, 09:08 PM   #55 (permalink)
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Etagere is a french word, a shelf
My Old Gran used to call it "The What-not"
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