Abbot Defends Botched Makeover of 300-Year-Old Temple

25.06.2020 - 09:48

SAMUT PRAKAN — The abbot of a temple dating to the late Ayutthaya period said his choice to remodel the site with industrial material was practical and in accordance with his philosophy of Buddhism. Phra Kru Kosonpattaporn, the abbot of Wat Bang Duan Nok defended his decision on the same day a conservationist filed a complaint to the government’s culture ministry over the renovation, which saw the structure paved over with floor tiles

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