Devasathan (Brahmin Temple)

Devasathan (Brahmin Temple)

Devasathan (Brahmin Temple)
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Alan Ho
Hong Kong, China3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019
This location has Five Stars because of its cultural importance in Indochina and Asia, not because it overwhelms with glamour. Quiet, dignified, not large but in good taste, Devasathan has three shrines, to the Hindu deities Shiva,Ganesha and Narayana. This is of great importance as despite its looks (the temple looks like other Thai temples, which are Buddhist), the temple is not a shrine to the Buddha. The temple was built in the eighteenth century and attests to the Indian (Hindic) base of Thai (Indochinese) religion and culture : the Buddhist religious superstructure and practice in Thai society today does not negate its original Indian roots, just as the Thai monarchy does not forego Hindu elements in religious practice and ritual. In as important an event as the coronation/elevation of the Thai King to the Throne, Hindu clergy from this shrine make up an indispensable element in the most solemn core ceremonies. It is easy to view and appreciate Buddhist temples and clergy in Bangkok, but Devasathan is the headquarters of the only Hindu temple and the base of the (Thai) Hindu clergy.
This importance is underlined by the presence of the Great Swing of Bangkok facing Devasathan Temple.
Written 12 February 2020
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QuickWhitTravel
Washington DC, DC3,793 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2016 • Couples
This is a lovely temple with beautiful mosaic tile work and that perfect old world Thailand ambience! We recommend a visit.
Written 25 June 2016
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SEs
London, UK25,915 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2019 • Friends
This is a old beautiful different architectural design Hindu Royal temple. The temple is well maintained.
Written 23 July 2019
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Robert O
Rotterdam, The Netherlands5,519 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2018 • Solo
Built in 1784 during the reign of Rama I. Remarkable that this king incorporated Brahmanism in the royal court culture and contributed to a culture of tolerance of Hindus. The temple complex is smaller in size and more simple in set-up than the larger Buddhist temples nearby like Wat Po and Wat Suthat.

Three rectangular buildings each one dedicated to a different Hindu deity occupy the compound. I liked the Ganesh temple most. The decorations have been kept low profile and Ganesh with trunk has a big belly and joyful looks.

Note the big colorful fish in a small pond in front of the main temple.

Free admission. No photography allowed. Dress properly.
Written 18 December 2018
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pierremichelshanghai
Bangkok, Thailand1,250 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2018 • Friends
This shrine is a leading Hindu shrine located next to giant swing. It is a place of worship and only few tourists are seen there. The grounds are perfectly manicured and host several buildings with amazing statues of Hindu deities. Unfortunately no photographying allowed.
Written 10 June 2018
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Lesterbeach
Winnipeg, Canada4,504 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2018 • Solo
Stopped in here to get out of the rain. No pictures allowed. The shrine is very simple and Undecorated. Beside Wat Ratchanatdaram near the Giant Swing.
Written 8 June 2018
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😊Aii Burstein 🍀🌸
Vienna, Austria3,009 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2017 • Couples
The Devasathan "Brahmin Temple" is the official centre of Brahmin in Thailand built since 200 ago located in the middle old town area Bangkok city nearly Wat Suthat next to "The Giant Swing"
Written 29 January 2017
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Ritu V
New Delhi, India343 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2016 • Couples
I like this calm and quite temple. This is very important temple in this history of Bangkok. It is one of the oldest temples in Bangkok.
Written 31 August 2016
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Travelpeppy
Bangkok, Thailand471 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2016 • Couples
This temple is very old and also very well kept. The Brahim Temple is very beautiful. The Shrines of Lord Ganesha, Shiva and Brahma are magnificent.
Written 30 August 2016
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7Magus7
Babylon, New York, United States22 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2015 • Solo
Very important temple since the start of Bangkok. It is clean and calm inside. Shrines for Brahma, Shiva and Ganesh are within the temple area. I only wish a bit more information was available, though a basic history of the temple is posted.
Written 13 December 2015
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