We are at the Big Buddha, Wat Phra Yai, on the Island of Koh Samui in Thailand. This is a tour of the area in and around the Big Buddha Island where this huge Buddha statue is located. It is free to visit Ko Samui´s Big Buddha, but visitors must take note of and conform to the strict dress codes which you are asked to respect (see these within the video). Koh Samui´s “h Samui in Thailand. This is a tour of the area in and around the Big Buddha Island where this huge Buddha statue is located. It is free to visit Ko Samui´s Big Buddha, but visitors must take note of and conform to the strict dress codes which you are asked to respect (see these within the video). Koh Samui´s “Big Buddha” is without a doubdt one of the island´s Top Tourist Attractions. This attraction is located at the northern end of the Island in the Bang Rak area just above Koh Samui International Airport.
Wiki writes about “The Big Buddha” (Wat Phra Yai), “Wat Phra Yai, known in English as the Big Buddha Temple, is a Buddhist temple on Ko Phan (also spelled Koh Fan or Koh Faan), a small island offshore from the northeastern area of Ko Samui, Thailand, connected to that island by a short causeway 3 km north of Samui International Airport. As its name indicates, it is home to a giant, 12-metre high gold-painted Buddha statue. Since being built in 1972, it has become one of Ko Samui’s main tourist attractions and a major landmark.
Wiki writes about Koh Samui, “Ko Samui (or Koh Samui, Thai: เกาะสมุย, Thai pronunciation: [kɔ̀ sàmūj]) is an island off the east coast of the Kra Isthmus, Thailand. Geographically in the Chumphon Archipelago, it is administratively part of Surat Thani Province. Ko Samui is Thailand’s second-largest island after Phuket, with an area of 228.7 km2, a population of over 63,000 and a hotel occupancy rate of 73% as the number of visitors increases.Abundant tourist resources, sandy beaches, coral reefs, and coconut trees are present on the island…”
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Wiki writes about , “Buddhism is a nontheistic religion or philosophy that encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and spiritual practices largely based on teachings attributed to Gautama Buddha, commonly known as the Buddha (“the awakened one”). According to Buddhist tradition, the Buddha lived and taught in the eastern part of the Indian subcontinent sometime between the 6th and 4th centuries BCE. He is recognized by Buddhists as an awakened or enlightened teacher who shared his insights to help sentient beings end their suffering through the elimination of ignorance and craving…”
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