Popular places for love blessing
Popular places for love blessing
Everyone wants to be loved. Singles search for true love. Those in relationships wish for long lasting love. Bangkok has many places of worships, believed to grant worshippers success in love. In the month of love, Elephant Go Go has put together a list of popular places of worship for those looking for blessing in love and relationship.
Around Siam Area (Red Route, Siam Paragon)
Siam area, particularly Rajchaprasong intersection, is the commercial heart of Bangkok. There are many places of worship in this area, including those known for giving blessing in love.
The area is easily accessible via Elephant Go Go on the red route, Siam Paragon stop
The Trimurti Shrine, Central World
The Trimurti Shrine in front of Central world is one of the most visited places of worship for those wishing for good fortune in love. Trimurti is a representation of 3 gods which are Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva.
Lovelorn singles come here on Thursday from 09.30 to 21.30, believed to be the day and time in which the deity grants the presence on earth from heaven to receive the wishes of worshippers.
The Erawan Shrine, Ratchaprasong Intersection
According to Hindu belief, Brahma is the god of creation, including love. The Erawan shrine houses Phra Phrom, the Thai representation of Brahma. The Erawan Shrine at Ratchaprasong intersection is a popular shrine for both Thai and foreign worshippers who come to pay respect to Phra Phrom 24/7. The statue has 4 faces and each represents the following aspect:
Front face: career and education
Second face: wisdom and health
Third face: relationship and family
Last face: wealth
Those looking for blessing in relationship and love can do so by praying to the third face of the statue.
Lakshmi Shrine, 4th floor Gaysorn Village
Lakshmi is the Hindu goddess of wealth and prosperity and the shrine is an important place of worship in Siam area.
Lakshmi shrine is located at the rooftop on the 4th floor of the luxurious Gaysorn Plaza. The shrine welcomes worshippers looking for blessings in wealth and relationship.
The shrine is accessible to public from 10.00 – 18.00 everyday
Sri Maha Mariamman goddess at Wat Khaek
Sri Maha Mariamman temple or Wat Khaek is a historical temple built during King Rama V period over 140 years ago. The temple houses Sri Maha Mariamman goddess, considered by many as the most important goddess in Hinduism. According to local beliefs, Sri Maha Mariamman was greatly devoted to true love, making it a popular shrine for worshippers.
Aside from Sri Maha Mariamman, there are also a number of statues of other important Hindu gods at Wat Khaek such as Ganesh, Lakshmi, Vishnu and Brahma
Sri Maha Mariamman Temple
Hours of worship: everyday 06.00 – 20.00
Accessibility: Elephant Go Go on the Blue route, Sri Maha Mariamman Temple stop
Lord Krishna and Radha at Dev Mandir (Thep Montien) Temple
The story of a young man in love with a milkmaid is the story of true and pure love between Krishna and Radhna.
Krishna and Radhna is part of the many statues at Thep Montien temple which attracts a large number of worshippers looking for blessing in love. The statue is a representation of love and is believed to grant worshippers with relationships based on purity of love.
Thep Montien Temple
Hours of worship: Monday to Friday from 08.30 – 20.30. Closed for worship from 12.00 – 17.00
Saturday – Sunday from 08.30 – 20.30
Accessibility: Elephant Go Go on the Red Route, Giant Swing stop
Chao Mae Pradu Shrine in China Town (Red Route, China Town)
Chao Mae Pradu Shrine takes its name from the Pradu tree that was used to construct the shrine over 180 years ago. It is another popular place of worship for love.
China town area also has many other important shrines and places of worship worthwhile of visiting if you are in the area.
Hours of worship: everyday 08.00 – 17.00
Accessibility: Elephant Go Go on the Red Route, China Town stop