Wat Khunaram (Mummified Monk), Ko Samui

Stop by Wat Khunaram (Mummified Monk) to see the mummified body of Luang Pho Daeng, a prominent monk who died in 1973 while meditating. The monk's remains serve as an important reminder of the transience of human nature. One of the more unusual historical attractions available in the area, the temple draws foreign visitors interested in learning more about Buddhism. Instead of selling conventional souvenirs, the onsite shop takes a more holistic and spiritual approach, stocking goods such as holy water, coconut oil, and natural soaps. See Wat Khunaram (Mummified Monk) and all Na Mueang has to offer by arranging your trip with our Na Mueang online holiday planner.
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  • We were on a recent cruise which only had two port visits due to the Coronavirus issue, and decided on a temple tour for our Koh Samui day. The Wat Khunaram temple is small with the mummified...  more »
  • We were on a tour to see many sights so this was an add on and was just ok. Would not go out of my way to see this.  more »
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  • Couldn't imagine even after seeing directly that the monk body is not decomposed completely. It's a good place to seek blessings. People can also give donations for the development and maintenance for the place if willing.
  • Very interesting temple. While there I got blessed by a monk which was very cool

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