Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Day Two Hundred Forty-Nine

Thailand - Statue of King Ramkhmamhaeng, Sukhothai

Sent by: Thamonwan
From: Thailand
For: Private swap
Notes: King Ramkhamhaeng was the third king of the Phra Ruang dynasty, ruling from 1279-1298.  He is credited with creating the Thai alphabet, and making Theravada Buddhism the state religion of the kingdom.  This statue is in Sukhothai Historical Park, Sukhothai Province in the north of Thailand.  

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