"Tiger Temple and Monk" Buddhism Tip by luis2499

Buddhism, Bangkok: 6 reviews and 18 photos


Favorite thing: Tiger Temple and Monk in Kanchanaburi Province

The first tiger was brought to the Pha Luang Ba Tua Buddhist Temple in 1998 after being injured by a hunter, but died within days. Soon after, two very ill cubs arrived with large knife wounds in their stomachs. Miraculously, they survived, and the temple quickly earned a reputation as a tiger haven.
" When the villagers saw how we tended to the first tigers they brought others. Some were injured by hunters who had a change of heart, others by people who did not want the tiger near their village but also did not want to see it die," Phusit said. The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) estimates that there are between 150 and 500 tigers remaining in the wild in Thailand. Healthy tigers from the Temple are sent back to the forest once they are ready to return. To return to the wild, the tigers do not have far to go. The tiger temple sits on a small plain surrounded by jagged rocky outcrops about 40 kilometers beyond the famous World War II - The Bridge on the River Kwai. " This trip is famous tour and popular tour for tourist from every country Now. "
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  • Written Jan 20, 2008
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