Coronation of Thai king follows Brahmin and Buddhist rites and has so for centuries. Thai capital Ayutthaya is named after Ayodhya, the sacred city of Sri Ram in India. Rama was also regarded as a Pratyeka Buddha and honored by Buddhists as well as Hindus. Lord Buddha took birth in a branchy of the Ikshvaku dynasty of Sri Ram.

Saketa is also mentioned in the pali suttas, an ancient name for Ayodhya

The name Bangkok comes from Bang Makok, meaning 'Place of Olive Plums'; however, the full official title of the capital is 'Krungthep mahanakhon amon rattanakosin mahintara ayuthaya mahadilok popnopparat ratchathani burirom udomratchaniwet mahasathan amonpiman avatansathit sakkathattiya visnukamprasit'