Phra That Doi Tung Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand

Phra That Doi Tung in Mae Chan District, Chiang Rai Province of Thailand is priceless relics of Chiang Rai. The name is first name of Chedi in Lanna. Inside the Buddha’s relics, rulers on the left bone. Inside Doi Tung Villa or Doi Tung Royal Palace is the work place of the grandmother (Princess Srinagarindra née Sangwan Talapat was a member of the Thai Royal Family). The architecture combines Lanna and Swiss Chalet style.

History of Doi Tung relics
Legend has it that. Phra That Doi Tung was built during the reign of God. The king of Yonok. (Now is Mae Chan) Phra Maha Gassa has summoned the relics of the royal left. The clavicle is given to God. The god of the gods has created a pagoda containing the relics on the mountain. As the Buddha predicted. Then make a Tung (flag) with a length of 1,000 wat on the top of the hill if the tear to any place is designated as the base of the pagoda. He gave the gold to the Lao as a land value. And to the 500 families to care for relics. Later in the Ming Dynasty, the royal throne of Singapore. Maha Vajiravataree has brought the relics of 50 mango to the Lord so that another pagoda is built near the original pagoda. From then on, Doi Tung has two pagodas to this day.

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