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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  • It was nice to see and hear the story, but every single aspect required donations - clothing, blessing, temple, etc. I don't mind one donation but this was over the top. At the blessing by a monk...  more »
  • Really neat monastery with a 50 year old monk who went into a trance and died. I drove from Mae Nam through the jungle which is a highly recommended drive. The monks will give you blessing for good....  more »
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  • Must seen in Koh Samui. 10mn stop in this place is enough.
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