Pictures mostly taken in or near Bangkok

At the Royal Palace in Bangkok Pouring a Buddha image. This is at a worksite where they make Buddha statues. We were there because they were pouring one for Abhayagiri (California). The Buddha is in the mudra of turning the wheel of the Dhamma. Arrow River is receiving a smaller version of this image (54 cm high)
A view of the actual pouring of the bronze. The monks chant parittas (protective stanzas) while the molten metal is poured. A spirit house. These small shrines are everywhere in Thailand.