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Wat Khunaram (Phra Wihan Luang Por Daeng)

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Mathew
Mathew
March 12, 2019
Wat Khunaram is the last residence of Koh Samui’s Mummified Monk. It is an unusual sight; a unique insight into Buddhist and Thai culture. The monk Luong Pordaeng died in 1973 in a seated meditative position and ever since his body has been on display in an upright glass case at the temple. Aside…
Edward & Sao
Edward & Sao
February 19, 2019
This Wat holds the mummified monk's body on display. Search "Wat Khunaram" and read up on the history. Well worth a visit on the way to/from Lamai area. Drive north up to main ring road at Na Muang - go right and you will see the Wat on the rt side before you get to Hua Thanon and Lamai. …
David
David
November 24, 2018
Mummified Monk at Wat Khunaram offers a unique sight into Buddhist and Thai culture. On display in an upright glass casket and surrounded by flowers, candles, incense sticks and fruit offerings is the body of Koh Samui’s most famous monk, Loung Pordaeng. For some Westerners this might be an…
The Bay Condo Manager
The Bay Condo Manager
July 30, 2018
Remarkable Mummified Monk
Marc
Marc
November 30, 2017
This temple is well-visited thanks mainly to its mummified monk. The monk supposedly predicted his own death and passed on instructions for his mummification. He apparently did this in order to demonstrate that Buddhism is the path to preventing suffering in life. The monk has sunglasses placed on…
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Na Mueang, จ.สุราษฎร์ธานี 84140