The largest khmer temple in Vietnam

Today is a holiday Vu Lan – signaling, we all take the time to learn about the beauty of typical Buddhist architecture in Vietnam okay for you! Located in the hamlet of Vam Ray, Ham Tan, Tra Cu district, Tra Vinh province, the temple Vam Ray was formally inaugurated on 22/05/2010. This is Vietnam’s largest Khmer temples, a place for the Khmer Buddhist meet and work together to cultivate the mind, of faith.

Yet is he Tram be (a son of the Khmer Theravada Buddhism) funded the restoration and renovation, during three years with a total budget of more than $ 1 million (approximately 20 billion by the year 2010).
For Khmer, Buddhism is a part of life and they have to create a vibrant culture associated with Theravada Buddhism in the land of the South. The temple is the center of religious activities, culture and spirit of the community should be built surface, dignified, very delicate carvings with curved, pointed roof, soaring tower, located between the campus to her children to celebrate, have fun …

Now let’s admire the beauty of the temple Vam Ray, pride Khmer Theravada Buddhism with Vietnam travel guide. If possible, during Vu Lan holiday – signaling, once you visit and meditate at the temple you!

Like many Southern Khmer temples, pagodas Vam Ray Cambodia’s Angkor architecture. Vam Ray pagoda has two levels yard that surrounds the main hall, is coated with cement. The roof has three levels, each level is divided into three folds, larger folds between the two side sticky sides are equal, there is no tower roof …

The main hall of the temple. Common of Southern Khmer temple is the main hall usually turn towards the East, because they think that the path of the Buddha from the West to the East.
Once inside the hall, you will be overwhelmed by the appearance and splendor with colorful, authentic Khmer culture brought ethos foundation of Brahmanism, influenced Indian culture.
For the presbytery is the pillar with the first image of snake god Naga 5, used to light candles in celebration, symbolizing the Dharma will enlighten humanity, to help people live good direction as snakes (Buddha upon flowers – according to the opinion of the Khmer). Entrance hall is very elaborately carved, crafted, combining style temple art and folk art carvings make unique ancient.
Four walls of “black double Maraprum” in the details of the railing. The outer columns of the main hall was built in the style of her neck-line, above the junction between the top of the column with a pagoda roof with his idols Krud the early bird, mine shaft with both hands jewel pagoda roof.
Four walls of “black double Maraprum” in the details of the railing. The outer columns of the main hall was built in the style of her neck-line, above the junction between the top of the column with a pagoda roof with his idols Krud the early bird, mine shaft with both hands jewel pagoda roof.
All the details, patterns are meticulously carved in clay, book on one the children, then are ap king – Concrete on to the bar, then the usual mold to create detailed, pattern on process.
Top art shows in unique patterns where the dome, walls, columns and stairs, as the first object the four sides Maraprum saint is the predecessor of the Brahma – gods created the world, the goddess Kayno half human and half bird, god Marakrit.
On the columns are reliefs of maidens and monsters. By Khmer philosophy, there are challenges on the way for Buddhist religious right result. Arches and stairs are carved motifs snake god Naga, because their notion that compassion equanimity of the Buddha tamed dangerous animals.
Statue feet Year aggressive, armor, stand guard the temple. Great wall shape, face grim, his mouth wide open, to sharp fangs, holding a baseball, which is a symbol of evil, bad, inflicting pain on people. But retaining wall in the temple is a symbol of the good as the Khmer believe that this species is the Buddha over to cater to the main hall, to protect the peace for the people.
The gods are arranged around the aisles, the main hall as the opinion of the Khmer: the gods will protect and defend them.
A celebration of the Khmer Buddhist followers. About the Khmer South in traditional Tet Chol – Chnam – Thmay or in the festival, that is: floral, listening to your prayer, recite tingle. Sa drum-harmony singing forest areas chips fly away. From the old new to gas children are xenh shirt.The girls wear sarong colorful, Lowland hand wheels with gold silk sheets covered the sacrifice offerings to the Buddha. The boys bring props festival dance walk in sa bold boisterous countryside.

Over the course of history, the temple has a very strong position in the social life and mind of Khmer South. Temple is the site of the major festivals of the year as: Tet Chol – chnam – Thmay, London, festivals Ook – OOM – Bok, also is home to relatives Khmer to Paly literacy, school teaching, vocational training, etc. The Khmer Buddhist (Theravada Buddhism called Theravada) should all festive rites, celebrate the new year will take place in the ancient temple.
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