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COSTUME CHANGE EMERALD BUDDHA TEMPLE BANGKOK

Updated: Jul 20, 2018

The Emerald Buddha has a ceremonial costume change, performed by the King of Thailand, three times per year. The clothes are changed for summer, rainy and winter seasons. 

A royal ceremony happens with a procession of Monks and important people, the King, sprinkles water over the faithful to bring good fortune throughout the upcoming season.

The costumes are made from; diamond encrusted golden robes, a solid gold robe and a gold-plated monk's robe with headdress.


In tone of great reverence for The Emerald Buddha a ceremonial costume change, only performed by the King of Thailand, occurs three times per year: for summer, rainy and winter seasons.
THE EMERALD BUDDHA BANGKOK TEMPLE- WAT PHRA KAEW custom change


A royal ceremony takes place with a procession of Monks and dignitaries, the King, sprinkles water over the faithful to bring good fortune throughout the upcoming season.
THE EMERALD BUDDHA BANGKOK SEASONAL COSTUME CHANGING


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