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Vicheth and Yav.JPG
Yav Socchea and Ven. Vicheth pose holding metal design made by Mr. Socchea.

Yav and his work.JPG
Architect and artist Yav Socchea stands with his cement work.

Watt Office.JPG
A furnished office space located inside of the community center, completed in the spring of 2017.

Mucalinda Buddha Statue.JPG
A statue of the Buddha shielded by Mucalinda, a snake like being who shielded the Buddha from the elements after the Buddha's enlightenment.

Promotional poster for the inauguration of the Watt's mucalinda reflection pond. Mucalinda is the name of a naga (a snake like being), who shielded the Buddha from the elements in the first period after the Buddha's enlightenment.

Japanese lilacs line the edge of the reflection pond.

A monk paddles a small boat in the middle of the newly constructed reflection pond.

A pick-up truck converted into a golden Hamsa bird (an aquatic bird such as a goose or swan). Before airplanes, the Hamsa was the sacred, mythical vehicle.

Large plaque in the main temple outdoor area with portions of the Pali Canon. The particular portion on the plaque in the main courtyard of the Watt is the Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta, or The Discourse on Setting the Wheel of Dhamma in motion. Theā€¦
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