Is Thai royal family Hindu?
The monarchs from the reigning Chakri dynasty that was founded in 1782 are called the Rama Kings, after the Hindu God Rama, the avatar of Lord Vishnu. The institution of the Thai monarchy, which is roughly 800 years old, has its roots in Hinduism and Buddhism.
Which God is worshipped in Bangkok?
Buddhism is the main religion in Thailand. But, you will see many Thais worshipping Lord Ganesha. So, there are lots of shrines of Lord Ganesha in Bangkok and in other provinces in Thailand. Many people believe that if they want success, they need to worship Lord Ganesha.
Who is the richest royal family in the world?
King Maha is the richest royal figure in the world and he is closely followed by the Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah and the king of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.
What does Phra mean in Thai?
Phra (พระ) is a Thai term that may refer to: Phra, a Thai-language term for Buddhist monk. Phra, a Thai-language term for priest. Phra, a Thai-language word used as a prefix denoting holy or royal status, including in Thai royal ranks and titles.