Budhist temple dating
This alliance ultimately led to the unification of northern Thailand with the Thai heartland of the central plains, under political and sovereign control of the government in the new capital of Bangkok, which had been established following the sack of Ayuthaya.Chiang Mai is one of the oldest continuously inhabited communities in all of Thailand, and that fascinating gems and remnants of over 700 years of history hide beneath the cloak of modernity, just waiting to be discovered.He donated the monument to the wat after its completion in 1288.Wiang Kum Kam, an ancient town founded by King Mengrai, is located at km 4 on Chiang Mai - Lamphun Road towards Saraphi District (Ampur Sarapee).49th Day Service Soon after the funeral service, the family should decide when the 49th day memorial service should be scheduled.On the back of the Homyo (Buddhist Name Card), which was given during the funeral, the dates of the different Memorial services are listed. The service can be observed either before or after the actual date depending on the circumstances of the family.King Mengrai was very much the driving force behind the early development of the north.
It was only by allying itself with other Thai states to the south that Lanna was eventually able to rid itself of the yoke of Burmese occupation.
Because Chiang Mai is at a higher elevation than some of the other Thai cities, it tends to have a cooler and drier climate.
There are three main seasons: Cool Season (late October - middle February) Summer Season (late February - May), and Rainy Season (June - October) with average temperatures of 21 "C, 30"C and 25 "C respectively.
During his surveying years, 1286 -1295, he resided temporarily in Kum Kam.
Upon the death of his beloved wife, the queen, he built this pyramidal pagoda in her memory.