Novice monks from the Wat Mangkon Kamalawat monastery stand with hands clasped performing a  wai

Novice monks from the Wat Mangkon Kamalawat monastery stand with hands clasped performing a wai

 Mourners line up waiting to pay their respects to the body of the late abbot

Mourners line up waiting to pay their respects to the body of the late abbot

 A portrait of the late abbot of Wat Mangkon Kamalawat Phra Khanajarn Chin Thammapanyajariyaporn stands inside the funeral hall

A portrait of the late abbot of Wat Mangkon Kamalawat Phra Khanajarn Chin Thammapanyajariyaporn stands inside the funeral hall

 Supreme Patriarch Somdet Phra Maha Ratchamangalacharn pours holy water to be used during the funerary bathing ritual

Supreme Patriarch Somdet Phra Maha Ratchamangalacharn pours holy water to be used during the funerary bathing ritual

 Mourners line up on their knees as they wait to pay respect to the late abbot

Mourners line up on their knees as they wait to pay respect to the late abbot

 Buddhist monks sit and talk as they wait for the funerary services to begin

Buddhist monks sit and talk as they wait for the funerary services to begin

 Supreme Patriarch Somdet Phra Maha Ratchamangalacharn performs the funerary bathing rite by pouring holy water upon the body of the late abbot

Supreme Patriarch Somdet Phra Maha Ratchamangalacharn performs the funerary bathing rite by pouring holy water upon the body of the late abbot