It´s time again for New Year’s resolutions, isn´t it ? Why not try to stop alcohol and stop smoking ?
For sure, Chalermchai Kositpipat is the most well known artist for contemporary and Buddhist art from Thailand. At his architectonic masterpiece, the Wat Rong Khun (White Temple), near Chiang Rai in North Thailand, we discovered Chalermchai Kositpipat´s outstanding Stop Alcohol sign.
To restrain from alcohol and other substances, like drugs, that causes heedlessness, is one of the five precepts (five virtues), which constitutes the basic Buddhist code of ethics.The Stop Alcohol sign by Chalermchai Kositpipat can be seen in the entrance area of the White Temple, nearby his also remarkable No Smoking Sign.
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Image: Chalermchai Kositpipat – Stop Alcohol Sign,
Wat Rong Khun (White Temple) Chiang Rai, North Thailand