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Click link to see photos of Phra Ratpariyatmethee, Abbot of Wat Thaton return celebration after receiving new title from His Majesty King of Thailand.

The large and numerous facilities and large area here enable Wat Thaton to accommodate a number of simultaneous activities without disturbing the meditative aspect of the mountain temple grounds.

Hong Prachum is located at Thammakoson Gardens , next to Thammakoson Pond and the new Jacqueline Herbal Medical Center

Wat Thaton is sponsoring an on going community projects for school children to help bring the community together. This first project is to exchange cultural skills with hilltribe children. Music and dance is the primary focus of this effort and is led by "Khun Toou" with the help of Khun Jah.

The first meeting Khun Toou and Khun Jah (in yellow) pose with the students who have already volunteered to help. Everyone of any age is invited to participate and contribute in any way they can. Within a week the program grew from 30 to over 50 participants of all ages. Now classes are taught daily at Hong Prachum.

Khun Toou is playing Northern Thai traditional music at Hong Prachum.

 

Go to Wat Happened to see events in 2004

 

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