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Thailand - Koh Samui - Wat Khunaram
The weirdest 'tourist' attraction you can imagine.
Wat Khunaram houses the 'mummified monk'.
Phra Khru Samathakittikhun (Dang Piyasilo) 1894 - 1973
is the un decomposed remains of Phra Khru Samathakittikhun (Dang Piyasilo)
- The venerable ex abbot of Wat Khunaram on Koh Samui. A son of Koh
Samui, he enjoyed a prosperous family life until he was 50 years old
when he decided to devote the latter part of his life to the monkhood.
He was ordained as a monk in 1944 and became renowned for his meditation
practice. For about 20 years he had many disciples amongst Buddhist monks
and laymen. He was also known for his ability to foresee his own death, which
occurred in 1973 when he was 79 years and 8 months old.
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