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‘Buddha’s footprint’ found on Surat Thani mountain
By The Nation

 

SURAT THANI: -- Residents of a village in Surat Thani’s Phanom district believe they have found a footprint of the Lord Buddha preserved in limestone on a mountaintop.

 

Sathaporn Saripat, head of Moo 1 village in Tambon Klong Sok, said the footprint was noticed recently while he was leading a survey of watershed forests as part of a plan to develop community tourism.

 

He said the impression left in the soft stone near a cliff on Khao Phru Ching Mountain resembles an oversized human footprint. It is 10 to 12 inches long, four or five inches wide and three inches deep.

 

Sathaporn said he had asked government officials to examine the find. If they say it qualifies to be regarded as an example of the Buddha’s footprint, he said, the villagers will promote the location as a pilgrimage and tourism destination.

 

Asia has thousands of “natural” Buddha footprints imbedded in rock, chiefly in Japan and Sri Lanka, usually appreciated for their symbolic value rather than as literal relics. The most revered example in Thailand is at Wat Phra Phutthabat in Saraburi.

 

Source: http://www.nationmultimedia.com/news/breakingnews/30312799

 
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My Thai wife finally got so fed up with Thai "Buddhism" that she started going to a Christian Church, later converted, and came home and got rid of any & everything connected to Buddhism, including one large, and very expensive San Ka Poom (prayer house/temple) in our front yard, donating it to the moo bahn. 

 

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23 minutes ago, Just1Voice said:

My Thai wife finally got so fed up with Thai "Buddhism" that she started going to a Christian Church, later converted, and came home and got rid of any & everything connected to Buddhism, including one large, and very expensive San Ka Poom (prayer house/temple) in our front yard, donating it to the moo bahn. 

 

Mine has gone the opposite visited India and Nepal and now it is all go for Buddhism here day and night ! even said if she wins the lottery will buy the land opposite and build a temple !:shock1:

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1 hour ago, thequietman said:

Siddhartha is said to have spent 29 years as a prince in Kapilavastu, not Thailand. For the remaining 45 years of his life, the Buddha is said to have traveled in the Gangetic Plain, in what is now Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and southern Nepal, not Thailand.

 

Anyone wanna tell them he was never in Thailand.

Do you mean that in the same sense that Jesus was never in the UK, the United States or many other Christian countries? :wai:

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1 minute ago, hEaDy said:

Do you mean that in the same sense that Jesus was never in the UK, the United States or many other Christian countries? :wai:

No, they said its the Buddah's foot print in their province. He clearly wasn't there. I don't think anyone is claiming the same for Jesus' foot print, although I could be wrong.

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Just a sasquatch  They have been roaming the mountains for ages

 

Ok so if you dont believe me why would you believe it is Lord Buddha

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3 minutes ago, Moonlover said:

The Shroud of Turin is a perfect example that Buddhism is not the only religion that can hoodwink its follows.

 

Claimed to have the burial shroud of Jesus following his death, now carbon dated to have originated in the middle ages! Yet it is still revered!

But maybe that is Gods plan. He deliberately dated the shroud to the middle ages. He is testing us all the time. :passifier:

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6 minutes ago, geovalin said:

Interesting story but without picture, it's too bad.

Nowadays every one make a photo of his fried rice but a Buddha foot print, they don't care.

 from somewhere else in Thailand. He was a big lad.

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What's next? His face in the bottom of a somtam bowl? We have already had Jesus in a piece of toast before, so why not :)

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Its not Buddas footprint its the mad monk and his are all over that region

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