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Exhibits in Ancient Siam, Muang Boran, Samut Prakan, Thailand.

Samut Prakan Province, Page 76a, Video’s around Ancient Siam, Muang Boran, Samut Prakan, Thailand.

The Scripture Repository and Bell Tower.  In the past, the Scripture Repository is normally raised on piles over a pond to protect the palm leaf manuscripts from ants and termites. The Repository was brought from Wat Yai, Bang Khonthi in Samut Songkhram province. The structure is likely modelled after the Ayutthaya architectural style. The walls on the outside are invaluable old murals of the life of the Buddha which are painted with tempera sketches gilded with gold.

Nearby is located a bell tower which has a unique local aspect and is rarely  seen today.  Ancient Siam obtained the building from the same monastery.

Model of the Sanctuary of Truth, Pattaya, Chonburi Province,  The Real Sanctuary of Truth ( another dream of Lek Viriyaphant who started Ancient Siam ) is a gigantic wooden construction which covers  the area of more than two rai’s. The top point of the building is  about 105 metres high.  It was constructed to withstand the wind and sunshine on the seashore at Rachvate Cape, Tumbon Naklua, Amphur Banglamung, Chon Buri Province. The building was constructed according to ancient Thai ingenuity and every square inch of the building is covered with wooden carve sculpture.

The purposes of decoration with wooden carve sculptures are to use art and culture as the reflection of Ancient Vision of Earth, Ancient  Knowledge,  and  Eastern Philosophy. With in this complex, visitors  will understand  Ancient  Life,  Human  Responsibility, Basic Thought, Cycle of living, Life Relationship with Universe and Common Goal of Life toward Utopia.

This sanctuary of truth was conceived out of the vision that human civilization has been achieved and nurtured by religious and philosophical has been achieved and nurtured by religious and philosophical truth. This sanctuary was created not from hubris but from goodness drawn from religion , philosophy and art. Man cannot be born and exist without seven creators. The Sanctuary of Truth presents seven creators through carved wood sculptures which adorn its interior. They are: Heaven , Earth ,Father , Mother , Moon , Sun and Stars. On top of the four spires of the sanctuary, the four elements that will lead to the ideal world according to eastern philosophy  are presented