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    Posted April 3, 2012 by
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    Roses welcome pilgrim monks

     

    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     Chanthana Mekwilai's photo was chosen as our Travel Photo of the Day. See it here on CNN.com!
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    April 2nd 2012,the blossom roses are sprinkled to welcome more than 1,500 pilgrim monks and novices from Wat Phra Dhammakaya, Pathumthani Thailand. All the monks are now heading to Wat PaknamBhasichareon , the route of the monks has to be passing the center of Bangkok metropolitan.

     

    Roses are the flowers that represent symbol of love, most of the people give roses to lovers as the gift of heart.But these days, all the laypeople live nearby the route of pilgrim monks brought them to be the rose carpet way in order to comfort the feet of all monks. Bringing the roses are not only to comfort the marching but it is also the means to payhomage to the Triple Gems, and show faith of the Buddhists to the Lord Buddha.

     

    This activity was done on Friday April 6th, 2012..

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