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Wat Suan Mokkhaphalaram Temple

Temple

08.30 - 17.00

Contact Details

Name

Wat Suan Mokkhaphalaram Wat Suan Mokkhaphalaram

Address

Mu 6 Tambon Samet, Amphoe Chaiya, Surat Thani

Telephone

+66 7743 1522,+66 7743 1597

Fax

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Attraction Details

The modern forest monastery is founded by Ajahn Buddhadasa Bhikkhu, one of Thailand’s most famous monks of Thailand. The 150-acre forest temple is located beside Highway No.41, approximately 50 kilometers north from Surat Thani. With a serene ambience, it is perfect for meditation with the temple itself a combination of natural sandy grounds and rocks with trees. Buddhadasa Bhikkhu’s teachings combine Zen, Taoism and Christian elements with Theravada Buddism, attracting many Thais and foreigners. The main attraction here is the Spiritual Theatre which features drawings, art works, objects and poems related to the teachings in the temple. A diverse collection of Thai, Egyptian, Japanese, Chinese, Indian, Tibetan and European murals and sculptures can also be found here. The temple also offers meditation course from January to October from 8:30 A.M. to 5P.M.,

Contact:  077431522, 077431597 or visit www.suanmokkh.org for more information.

http://www.tourismthailand.org/See-and-Do/Sights-and-Attractions-Detail/Wat-Suan-Mokkhaphalaram--5536

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