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Office of National buddhism launches first online platform for Thais


Office of National buddhism (ONAB) is working with IsWhere.com to allow any Buddhist to make merit online and send prayers to any temples. Consumers select temples and choose the services needed and donate online using their credit card

Due to Covid times, Office of National Buddhism (ONAB) is working with IsWhere.com to allow any Buddhist to make merit online and send prayers to any temples. This new service allows all Thai people to find their favorite temple. Consumers select temples and choose the services needed and donate online using their credit card.

The aim of signing this MOU is to work closely with ONAB to develop many new services to connect the public to the temples. To use these services, consumers can visit iswhere.com Enter the name of temple and select the following services.

• e-Donation: You can make merit to any temples in Thailand

• e-Prayer : You can send a prayer for your wish to your favorite temple

By going online, consumers can make merit without travelling from home and send prayers anytime safely and securely.

Office of National buddhism launches first online platform for Thais

Director of the Office of National Buddhism, Mr. Narong Song-arom, says, “Working with IsWhere allows us to go quickly to market to support digitization of Buddhism. In the near future, Temples themselves can upload content, videos and their own charity campaign and consumers can easily find more information and everything about each temple online. To support this project, IsWhere will be a digital media channel connecting Buddhism. ONAB invites all Thais and corporates to kindly support the digital temple project through donations at iswhere.com/onab. All funds received will be used to administer and support this project and excess funds donated to the Phutthamonthon fund for public usage and to be a center of digital Buddhism”.

Mr.Terence Mak, Founder & CEO of IsWhere, said: “As of today, Thailand has the second largest Buddhist population in the world. IsWhere platform is ready to serve over 60 million Thais. We welcome sponsors to help us roll out the technology to make this historical project a success for ONAB and all the temples across Thailand. IsWhere technology can also be used to support other industries in Thailand. Merchants who wish to join us for this upcoming launch of the Digital Temple, register free at iswhere.com

Interested to support Digital Temple? Please contact K.Metee Veerapat at 098-641-5144 or email: [email protected]

About IsWhere

IsWhere (www.iswhere.com) is the worlds 1st digital marketing platform that allows any Government Department, Associations and all retail and tourism merchants to launch self-service digital marketing campaigns to quickly and affordably reach online consumers.

About Office of National Buddhism (ONAB)

Office of National Buddhism is a government agency that directly report to the Prime Minister. Established on 3rd October 2002, with a mission to respond to the Sangha and the State. Objective is maintaining and promote Buddhism, provides patronage, protect, and promote the development of Buddhism religion, maintain, manage religious treasures. Develop Phutthamonthon to become the center of Buddhism as well as to support and promote religious personnel development.

Published : May 21, 2021