Abbot Pisan Jariyaphiwat

A wealthy Thai Sikh family donated more than 4 million baht, including 200 royally sanctioned robes, to Pattaya’s Chaimongkol Temple for its annual end-of-rainy season festival.
The Sawang Boriboon Thammasathan Foundation offered Pattaya residents a chance to make merit for New Year’s blessings by offering alms to 49 monks.
Pattaya-area residents began 2013 with early morning merit-making exercises, giving alms to monks in Pattaya and Naklua. Banglamung District Chief Chawalit Saeng-Uthai and Pattaya City Council members led New Year’s Day’s official alms offering, leading people in donating rice and dried food to monks at Lan...

Chaimongkol Temple opens new dormitory

Wednesday, 09 January 2013 15:28
Chaimongkol Temple officially opened its new monks’ dormitory, made possible by donations of more than 30 million baht. Advisor to the Deputy Interior Minister Chanyuth Hengtrakul, his wife, Lions Club of Chonburi-Bangsaen President Wilaiwan, along with Santana Mekavarakul, president of Mike Group, and husband Surat, head...