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M a n y  T h o u s a n d  S a t i s f i e d  C u s t o m e r s  S i n c e  1 9 7 4
T h o u s a n d  O a k s ,  C a.  
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The 24 kt gold ball which is suspended over a
pit in the sanctuary floor, will be lowered and
covered at an auspicious, prescribed time,  
helping to insure success for the temple.
The gold ball pictured is suspended on vines
from the surrounding jungle. 24 kt gold has
been applied by many thousand visitors making
merit, offering prayers to Buddha, and success
for the temple.
Anyone searching for inner peace and
tranquility, can stay gratis at any Thai temple.
The relatively new  temple is located
approximately 40 kilometers off the main road
toward Chiangrai.
"A"frame in the
foreground, from which
another gold ball is
suspended, ready to
drop and be Another
view of the temple in
the jungle. Notice the
covered for posterity.
There will be many of
these balls  installed
around the outside of
the temple.
Fearsome dragons standing guard over another of
the 24 KT gold balls. Here you can see how the
dragon sits upon the rail surrounding the temple.
Inside view
of the jungle
temple. Notice
the intricate
craftsmanship
involved.
Worshipers inside the beautiful temple.
Micro devotee just hanging around, guarding the
gold ball.
Beautiful dragon head, the entire dragon is on top
of the railing surrounding the temple. Total area of
the temple foundation is approximately 1/2 acre.
Old guy, yours truly, just plain tired, and in need of
rest, from all  that peace and tranquility at the jungle
temple.
HELENITE
SAPPHIRE
TANZANITE
BLACK STAR
SAPPHIRE
BURMA JADEITE
LIGHTNING RIDGE
OPAL
SUNSTONE DOLPHIN
MAW-SIT-SIT HANDS
SAPPHIRE FISH
OPAL LIZZARD
WE HAVE YET TO MASTER CLICKING ON A
PICTURE TO MAKE IT LARGER. WE ARE
SORRY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE!