Is Bangkok known as Ayodhya?

Is Bangkok also known as Ayodhya?

tʰā. jāː]; also spelled “Ayudhya”), or locally and simply Ayutthaya, is the former capital of Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province in Thailand.

Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya (city)

Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya พระนครศรีอยุธยา Principality of Ayutthaya
Province Ayutthaya
District Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya
Named for Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, India
Government

Why Bangkok is called Ayodhya?

Ayutthaya was a flourishing Buddhist kingdom in Thailand for 400 years, from the 14th to 18th century. The name was derived from the original Ayodhya of the Raghus on the banks of the Sarayu. Founded by Ramathibodi I, Ayutthaya became one of the most powerful kingdoms of Southeast Asia.

Why is Thailand called Rama?

All kings in the current Chakri dynasty of Thailand are often referred to as Rama. The name Rama was adopted from the name of the Hindu God Rama, an avatar of Vishnu. The use of the name “Rama ‘n’th” is in line with Thai practice of giving numbers to the king in the current dynasty.

When did Siam fall?

A new Siamese dynasty, to which the current Thai monarchy traces its origins, emerged to reunify Siam by 1771. This war was the continuation of the 1759–60 war.

Burmese–Siamese War (1765–1767)

Date 23 August 1765 – 7 April 1767 (1 year, 7 months, and 15 days)
Location Tenasserim, Siam
Result Burmese victory Dissolution of the Ayutthaya Kingdom
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