Wat Mahathat which means ‘Monastery of the Great Relic’ is a historical Buddhist temple in Ayutthaya. It was built in 736 AC, with the main prang measured at a height of 46 meters. Over the years , the structures of the main prang collapsed one by one. Signifying the impact of war that took place in Ayutthaya hundreds of years ago, this temple has been gazetted as a national historic site by Thailand’s Fine Arts Department and is part of the Ayutthaya World Heritage Historical Park.
In this Learning Experience (LE), learner will study the interconnectedness between religions, beliefs and cultural identity of a community.