Temple of the Emerald Buddha
Sala Rai (Pavilions)

Pavilion At intervals surrounding the Assembly Hall are twelve open marbled floor pavilions and built during the reign of King Rama I in the 18th century.

Scholars sat and chanted Jatakas (stories of previous lives of Sakayamuni Buddha) on important days in the Buddhist calender.

The tales were chanted in relay from pavilion to pavilion.

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