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

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

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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.

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

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

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

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

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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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