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Bordered by the Grand Palace, the Lak Muang shrine, and the Amulet Market, this is regarded as one of the holiest areas in the city. The streets overflow with salesmen hawking potions and amulets for luck, love, or protection from evil spirits, and astrologers who read palms. Notable sights include Wat Mahathat, Thailand’s revered center of Buddhist studies, and the National Museum, which traces the country’s fascinating history. Colorful and intricately designed gable at Lak Muang Phra Chan Pier Maharaj Chao Praya Express Pier Amulet Market 4 Wat Mahathat A H A H A T O M T TR Dating from the 18th century, this wat is known more for its bustling ambience than its architecture.
Hat Yai Pattani Yala Betong Ao Thong Nai Pan (see p179), Ko Phangan, is for those travelers who can brave the 8-mile (13-km) long dirt track to reach its beautiful beaches. Lack of facilities ensures the bay’s continued isolation. 37 38 INTRODUCING THAILAND’S BEACHES AND ISLANDS THAILAND’S BEACHES AND ISLANDS THROUGH THE YEAR The traditional Thai year revolves around the two monsoons – southwest and northeast – which dictate the year’s farming activities and the religious calendar. Most festivals are Buddhist, and often observed on significant days of the lunar cycle, especially during full moons.
The most senior monk leads the line walking around the temple clockwise. Meditation on the nature of existence is a major way in which Buddhists progress toward enlightenment – Buddha literally means One who is Enlightened. Vishnu, with four arms, is part of the Hindu holy trinity. 1900 A garland of jasmine symbolizes the beauty of the Buddha’s teachings and, as it perishes, the impermanence of all life. Vendors offer garlands of jasmine to be hung in cars and shrines. Devas (heavenly beings) bear Prince Siddhartha through the air.