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  Wat Traimit (post-2009 mondop)

 

Thailand

The high-rise mondop of Wat Traimit that since end 2009 houses the Golden Buddha (fig.), and which is constructed in white marble.

 

Golden letters display the words Phra Maha Mondop over the Golden Buddha's name, i.e. Phra Phutta Maha Suwan Patimakon.

 

  Wat Traimit (post-2009 mondop)

 

  Wat Traimit (post-2009 mondop)

 

A bronze plaques above the text shows the temple's logo, i.e. three thevada assembled on a cloud, perhaps a pun that refers to the three friends (trai mit), who donated the temple's land, but also reminiscent of the Trimurti or the Hindu divine triad Vishnu, Brahma and Shiva above this temple's old gate (fig.).