Buddhist monk wins lottery in Thailand

A Buddhist monk gained the 6 million baht jackpot in Thailand‘s national lottery draw yesterday. He says he will spend the money on making repairs at his temple in Nakhon Ratchasima province.
Phra Ajahn Praphas, a 63 12 months outdated monk residing at Wat Nong Bua in Ban Pho subdistrict of Korat’s Mueang district, received the lottery’s first prize of 6 million baht with the ticket number 132903.
The monk told reporters that he just lately prayed to obtain money to repair up his outdated, dilapidated temple in entrance of the Buddha statue inside the meeting corridor at his temple.
Then, three days ago, Phra Praphas bought a lottery ticket from a peddler who visited his temple on a bike. He stated he picked the number 132903 with out much thought.
The monk believes he gained the large prize thanks to the benefit he has amassed by ordaining as a monk. He says he spends all his time alone, sweeping the floor and feeding the temple’s dogs and cats. He said he never interferes with or bothers anyone.
Yesterday, lottery tickets containing numbers related to Thailand’s Move Forward Party offered out from vendors everywhere in the country after the party’s win in Sunday’s elections.
Components ’s number – 31 – was the most popular. Like magic, the quantity got here up yesterday and anyone with a ticket ending within the three digits 731 received a prize of four,000 baht.
Tickets containing the quantity 30, which means Thailand’s thirtieth Prime Minister, also bought out amid the nation’s outbreak of “Pita fever” after MFP leader Pita Limjaroenrat introduced his readiness to kind a coalition and lead the country towards a greater future following a stunning win from opposition parties on Sunday.
Last month, a Thai man who won four,000 baht in the lottery obtained drunk to rejoice, climbed up a tree, crawled into the tangled communication cables, and fell asleep..

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