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Wat Paknam is located on the Thonburi side of Bangkok and is home to without a doubt one of the most stunning stupas in Thailand. The temple has a large population of monks and nuns and is famous for its methods of meditation – a practice that has drawn foreign visitors here year after year. One of the longest relationships is with Her Holiness Shinso Ito, the Head of the Shinnyo-en Buddhist Community based in Japan.
Besides representing a great deal of cool fun during the hot season, Thailand’s Songkran Festival and the throwing of water is believed to bring good luck and prosperity for the Thai New Year. It is a time for cleansing, renewal and making merit. It’s also a time to visit family and celebrate a new beginning. For many visitors though it’s also a time when accidents happen.