Alms Round by Boat

Merit Making by Boat in Lat Krabang

The end of the Buddhist three months Rains Retreat is in October. At this time, when the rivers are at their highest levels, many provinces around Thailand organize boat races. In Lat Krabang District, in the Eastern part of Bangkok, merit making and boat races takes place along Lamplatiw Canal in front of Wat Sutthaphot on the first Sunday after Ok Phansa. About 100 monks in 60 boats collect alms along the canal early in the morning.

Merit Making by Boat in Lat Krabang

Merit Making by Boat in Lat Krabang

Merit Making by Boat in Lat Krabang

Merit Making by Boat in Lat Krabang

Merit Making by Boat in Lat Krabang

Merit Making by Boat in Lat Krabang

Merit Making by Boat in Lat Krabang

Merit Making by Boat in Lat Krabang

Merit Making by Boat in Lat Krabang

Map showing location of  Wat Sutthaphot in Lat Krabang, Bangkok:

GPS Coordinates: 13.740428, 100.795140

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