/Fb uproar over picture of vacationer sitting in Ayutthaya Buddha's lap

Fb uproar over picture of vacationer sitting in Ayutthaya Buddha's lap

One other disrespectful vacationer posing for footage among the many monuments of Ayutthaya has drawn the ire of the Thai Fb group.

The unidentified girl, believed to be Asian, was pictured sitting within the lap of a big Buddha statue at Wat Yai Chai Mongkol.

A Fb person underneath the identify Nopporn Chompirom posted the picture on Thursday, saying he did not take it, however moderately somebody who gave it to him to put up on-line within the hope that authorities would take motion.

Nopporn mentioned the photographer was on an higher deck of the Chai Mongkol Pagoda on Wednesday when he seen the lady sitting on the sacred Buddha picture beneath.

By the point he got here down, the lady and her buddy had disappeared.

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King Naresuan constructed the pagoda to rejoice a battle victory and the Buddha statue, Phra Ratana Nimman, was added in 1961 on the pagoda’s northeast facet.

Wat Yai Chai Mongkol deputy abbot Phrakru Sirichai Mongkol mentioned there have been too few temple officers to make sure that vacationers behaved correctly.

He mentioned indicators can be erected urging guests to be respectful. Ayutthaya Historic Park Workplace director Sukanya Baonerd was disturbed by the picture posted this week and mentioned a criticism can be filed with police.

Sukanya mentioned her workplace would instruct tour guides to regulate their international shoppers higher when visiting historic websites.

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