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Who know name of this temple?

Posted by cybervlad on 15/1/2008 at 14:47

Hello all,

While my trip on Isan in December I visited a temple near Nakhon Ratchasima (Khorat). It located near junction highways 2 and 24, between Sikhiu and Nakhon Ratchasima.
This is a very popular place among Thai people because there is the monk sitting many years in deep meditation and big image of this monk made from black stone.
Unfortunately, I can't read Thai but all information was on Thai only.
Here is links to 2 photos:
http://cybervlad.net/MyAlbum/2007_12-Thailand/1059.jpg
http://cybervlad.net/MyAlbum/2007_12-Thailand/1058.jpg

If anyone know the name of this temple, please let me know. Thanks in advance!

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Posted by Guernseystu on 15/1/2008 at 22:37

Vlad I do not know about this temple, but did you take a photo of the Thai sign? I could translate the name for you.

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Posted by FonBangkok on 16/1/2008 at 10:10

This black buddha image (actually made from brass) is at Somdet Buddhajarn Toe Phromrungsi's Foundation Park, Korat Province. It's also called Wat (temple) Sawrapong, named after a famous actor who helps setting up this place.

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Posted by cybervlad on 18/1/2008 at 17:09

FonBangkok, thanx you very much!
Very strange that there is no information about this place in internet. At least, i can't find it with search engines...

Guernseystu, thank you for your proposal! Unfortunately, i didn't take photo of the sign (because i was driving a car). But i take photo of informational board next to meditating monk. Here is it:
http://imgsrc.ru/cybervlad/7060758.html#pic

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