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  King Bhumipon as monk

 

Thailand

A portrait painting of King Bhumipon Adunyadet ordained as Buddhist monk. On 22 October 1956, when the King was 30 years old, he was ordained as a bhikku at the ordination hall of Wat Phra Sri Rattana Sahtsadahrahm (fig.) and given the Pali name Bhumibalo.

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