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Она - дворянка, дочь статского советника. Он - сын короля Рамы Пятого, прибывший для учебы в Пажеский корпус. В 1906 году Екатерина Десницкая и принц Сиама Чакрабон обвенчались и уехали в Бангкок. На этом красивая сказка заканчивается, и начинается драматичная история дворцовых интриг.
Listening music on their ipods hilarious Jet-setting monks: Buddhists around the world have complained after video footage showing two Thai monks wearing aviator-style glasses on a private jet was posted on Youtube 'Big Buddhist Monk-ing' Footage captures monks in shades... Expensive: The monks also appeared to have designer bags on board the plane and be using the latest gadgets Expensive: The monks also appeared to have designer bags on board the plane and be using high-tech gadgets The Office of National Buddhism director-general Nopparat Benjawatananun said that the agency saw the video and had warned the monks from a monastery in Thailand's north-east not to repeat the lavish behaviour. It plans to monitor monks nationwide. More... Holidaymakers trying to catch cross-Channel ferry to Spain end up on a 10-minute commuter boat to CORNWALL after sat-nav blunder I've sailed through my degree! Masters student lives aboard a yacht he bought for £800 to save thousands on rent The height of annoyance! Millionaire homeowners in world's tallest block of flats forced to walk 97 floors to top after lift breaks down With the world's largest Buddhist population, Thailand has attempted to help Buddha's 2,600-year-old doctrine stand the test of time through a variety of means, including imposing a ban on the sale of alcohol on religious holidays. The efforts, however, are sometimes tainted by the monks themselves. Last year, about 300 out of 61,416 Buddhist monks and novices in Thailand were reprimanded - in several cases removed from the monkhood - because of their misconduct, ranging from alcohol consumption, having sex with women, to extortion. The office also received complaints about monks driving cars, and scams and false claims of black magic uses by monks. Spotlight: The Office of National Buddhism is now investigating the incident after complaints about the video, pictured, from around the world Spotlight: The Office of National Buddhism is now investigating the incident after complaints about the video, pictured, from around the world Tainted: Approximately 300 of the 61,416 monks in Thailand were reprimanded for misconduct over their behaviour last year Tainted: Approximately 300 of the 61,416 monks in Thailand were reprimanded for misconduct over their behaviour last year Mr Nopparat said the Buddhist monks in the video were acting 'inappropriately, not composed and not adhering to Buddha's teachings of simplicity and self-restraint'. Monruedee Bantoengsuk, an administrative officer at Khantitham Temple in Sisaket province, confirmed that the monks on the private plane lived at the temple but refused to give details about the trip. 'We can explain this, but not now,' she said, saying that the abbot, who appeared in the video, is currently on a religious tour in France. The images from the video contrasted with the abbot's message on the temple's homepage that read: 'The true core of those who preach Buddha's teachings is to not to own any objects at all. Warning: The monks, from the Khantitham Temple in Sisaket province in Thailand, have been warned not to repeat their lavish behaviour displayed in the video Warning: The monks, from the Khantitham Temple in Sisaket province in Thailand, have been warned not to repeat their lavish behaviour displayed in the video Keeping it simple: Khantitham Temple in Sisaket province says on its website that while monks need to keep abreast of what is going on in the world, they need to use the