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Bangkok Coffin Donation – Poh Teck Tung Foundation

After i learnt of Poh Teck Tung foundation, we had been going there to make donations. They are a charity organisation that volunteers in medical services, ie. accidents & natural disasters, helping the poor and needy, also, arrange the after life care for the poor.

More on what they do can be found here -> http://pohtecktung.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=145&Itemid=146&lang=en 

Mediacorp has also filmed on unexpected access on the work they do. you can watch it on toggle! -> https://video.toggle.sg/en/video/series/unexpected-access-s2/ep1/315920

https://video.toggle.sg/en/embed/315920

We walked from Hua Lam Phong MRT station, Yaowarat (Chinatown) exit.

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Along the way we saw Chinese, Thai and they are so friendly! From our look they can guessed we are going to Yaowarat, they pointed us in the right direction. 🙂

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Arrived! it looks like an office building.

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The pricing for various donations, receipt will be issued.

Poh Teck Tung Foundation
326 Chao Kam Rop Road., Pomprabsatrupai Bangkok 10100
Tel: 0-2225-0020, 0-2225-3211, 0-2623-0545-52 Fax: 0-2226-2567
6:30AM–10PM

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Kaohsiung Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum 佛陀紀念館

Last November, we visited Kaohsiung & Taipei! Came to Fo Guang Shan on our 2nd day via public transport. Took the bus from Zuo Ying station.

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Fo Guang Shan consists of the museum and the temple. They are around 15-20mins from each other, its walkable or you can wait here for the shuttle bus. 

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From the main entrance, is the way to the museum. The temple is on the hill on your left.

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The main entrance leads to the reception, restaurants and souvenir shops. Its like a vegetarian haven!

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After exiting, you will come to this walkway towards the big Buddha.

Along the way there are pagodas and illustration on Buddhism.

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Within the big Buddha, are several exhibition halls.

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Museum of Buddhist Underground Palace

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Museums of Buddhist festivals

Amitabha!

佛光山佛陀紀念館 Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum