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Government officers and monks form a procession before the body removing ceremony begins.


A flood of monks and laypeople wait to catch a glimpse of Laungta Maha Bua's coffin in the procession.


The government officers dressed in white formal attire carry a coffin containing the body of Laungta Maha Bua while moving in a procession to the crematorium.


A huge crowd of both monks and laypersons converge at Wat Pa Ban Tad, eager to be part of the ceremony.


Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn, in a wheelchair, joins the body moving ceremony.


The crematorium is designed with simplicity and plainness. The monk's body is to be laid there until the royal-sponsored cremation on Saturday.


The monks pay tribute to Laungta Maha Bua's body that is now placed at the crematorium.


The crematorium is designed with simplicity and plainness.Photo by Tawatchai Kemgumnerd

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One day before the royal-sponsored cremation of Laungta Maha Bua Yannasampanno, the late revered abbot of Wat Pa Ban Tad in Udon Thani, will take place on Saturday, a ceremony was held today to move the body of the monk to the newly built crematorium. Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn presided over the ceremony. Photos by Tawatchai Kemgumnerd

  • Published: 04 Mar 2011
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