Divine intervention: Buddha statue transport turns fatal, spirits stir unrest

A Thai man was killed and another injured when a Buddha statue they have been transporting from Baan None Kate Temple in the northeastern province of Si Saket toppled over them. Residents believe the deadly accident occurred because the Buddha spirits didn’t want the statue to be moved.
Baan None Kate Temple was making ready to hold a royal cremation ceremony for a respected monk named Kliang Teachadhammo so, the temple employed employees and inspired locals in the space to assist clean the realm in preparation for the ceremony.
Up-sell , Saranyou Kanyamai and Adisak Chartsai, yesterday had been serving to monks transfer the 200 kilogrammes Buddha statue when the statue topped over them whereas they tried to put it on a six-wheel truck.
Witnesses rushed to rescue the two victims from beneath the weighty statue but Saranyu was pronounced dead at the scene whereas Adisak sustained severe injuries and was rushed to a nearby hospital.
One witness, 50 yr outdated Nopporn, revealed that he observed the Buddha statue striking Saranyu on the chest while Adisak was struck on his again. Saranyu, being of a slight construct, was unable to bear the immense weight of the statue, leading to his premature demise.
Locals living nearby the scene imagine that the incident was a result of a temple curse as one other man died after falling from some scaffolding at the temple. Some residents imagine that the Buddha statue didn’t need to be moved and was offended, causing the accident.
Adding to the aura of thriller surrounding temples in Thailand, an analogous incident took place in February of this 12 months. On that event, a Thai man tragically handed away after changing the sacred stupa at Chong Lom Temple, situated in the central province of Samut Sakhon, into his home.
The man was reportedly an alcoholic. Every time he was drunk, he would climb into the stupa and sleep there. Locals agreed that the supernatural souls living in the stupa have been offended on the man and murdered him..

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