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  Phreah Sangkhoreach

 

Cambodia

Bour Kry, the Supreme Patriarch of the Thammayut order of Cambodia, walking in procession in front of the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh (fig.).

 

In Cambodia, the patriarch's title is Phreah Sangkhoreach, a word that is similar to the Thai term Phrasangkaraat. It derives from Pali and literally means King (Raja) of the Buddhist Order (Sangha).

 

  Phreah Sangkhoreach