Tree Monks

02021-01-13 | Uncategorized | 2 comments

My favorite line from the previous post is this one:

In Thailand, the “Forest Monk” Prachak “ordained” trees in the forest by wrapping monks’ robes around them to save them from loggers.

What a beautiful idea that is. I searched and learned that the practice to ordain trees is now going on in Sri Lanka and Cambodia in addition to Thailand. Here is an image I found on this webpage:

2 Comments

  1. Steve

    This is simply fantastic.

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  2. Nancy

    This is very cool! I saw this for the bodhi trees in the temple ruins area of Ayutthaya, Thailand.

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