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Thailand. Bangkok. Wat Pho, also known as Wat Phra Chetuphon, or The Temple of the Reclining Buddha, is a Buddhist temple. Seated on his bed in his room, Mr. Phrathammapanyabodee, 95 years old, is is a fully ordained male Buddhist monastic, also called Bhikkhu. He is the number one in the munks hierarchy of Wat Pho's temple. Tha Tian's community is located in the downtown area and in the center of the urban historic district, called Koh Rattanakosin. The Tha Thian is surrounded by a major heritage and tourist site, Wat Pho. 02.04.09  © 2009 Didier Ruef