Emerald Buddha

The Emerald Buddha (Thai: พระแก้วมรกต – Phra Kaeo Morakot, or official name พระพุทธมหามณีรัตนปฏิมากร – Phra Phuttha Maha Mani Rattana Patimakon) is the palladium (Thai: ขวัญเมือง khwan mueang; colloquially มิ่งเมีอง ming mueang) of the Kingdom of Thailand, a figurine of the sitting Buddha, made of green jadeite (rather than emerald), clothed in gold, and about 45 cm tall. It is kept in the Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew) on the grounds of the Grand Palace in Bangkok.

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Wat Phra Kaew
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... Emerald Buddha in rainy season attire Ubosoth outside decorations closeup. ...
Wat Phra Keo Gallery - Worship and Ceremonies
... Early in the Bangkok period, the Emerald Buddha used to be taken out of its temple and paraded in the streets to relieve the city and countryside of various calamities (such ... by germs, not by evil spirits or the displeasure of the Buddha" ... Like many other Buddha statues in Thailand, the Emerald Buddha is dressed in a seasonal costume ...
Wat Phra Keo Gallery - Architecture
... The main temple of the Emerald Buddha is very elegantly decorated and similar to the temple in ancient capital of Ayudhya ... The Emerald Buddha is deified over an elevated altar surrounded by large gilded decorations ... Two images of the Buddha, which represent the first two kings of the Chakri dynasty, flank the main image ...
Grand Palace - Museum of The Emerald Buddha Temple
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