Wat Ahong Silawas

   
Bung kan
(4)
Recommended duration : 1 hr 30 min

Opening Hours

- Open Daily : 06.00 -18.00.


Description

- Is situated on the Mekong Riverside, Khai Si Sub-District, 21 kilometres from Mueang Bueng Kan District, Bueng Kan Province. The beautiful and extensive Temple enshrines “PhraPhutthaKhuwananSatsada,” the brass cast Buddha image built withthe characteristics similar to the famous PhraPhutthaChinnarat.

- It is believed that the deepest spot of the Mekong is in the front of the temple, which is called theNavel of the Mekong. Its depth is about 98 wa or 196 metres measured by lowering a stone tied with a rope into the river. In theflooding season,the strong current will run in a circle and form ashape of a large cone. This phenomenon will repeat itself all day long. In the dry season, during March – May, islets can be visible.

- In the temple’s compound is a statue of the goddess of the Mekong River’s navel, which is popular among the local people, who come to pray for good fortune in money and love. To ask for wishes, they will light two joss sticks together with flowers, a garland, lipstick, perfume, and women’s accessories.

Photo : https://thailandtourismdirectory.go.th/th/info/attraction/detail/itemid/4395

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Credit : https://www.tourismthailand.org/Articles/10-things-to-do-in-bueng-kan

https://www.tourismthailand.org/Attraction/wat-ahong-silawat


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Wat Ahong Silawas
Bung kan
(4)
   
Recommended duration : null
Start : $ 0.00
Opening Hours

- Open Daily : 06.00 -18.00.

Description

- Is situated on the Mekong Riverside, Khai Si Sub-District, 21 kilometres from Mueang Bueng Kan District, Bueng Kan Province. The beautiful and extensive Temple enshrines “PhraPhutthaKhuwananSatsada,” the brass cast Buddha image built withthe characteristics similar to the famous PhraPhutthaChinnarat.

- It is believed that the deepest spot of the Mekong is in the front of the temple, which is called theNavel of the Mekong. Its depth is about 98 wa or 196 metres measured by lowering a stone tied with a rope into the river. In theflooding season,the strong current will run in a circle and form ashape of a large cone. This phenomenon will repeat itself all day long. In the dry season, during March – May, islets can be visible.

- In the temple’s compound is a statue of the goddess of the Mekong River’s navel, which is popular among the local people, who come to pray for good fortune in money and love. To ask for wishes, they will light two joss sticks together with flowers, a garland, lipstick, perfume, and women’s accessories.

Photo : https://thailandtourismdirectory.go.th/th/info/attraction/detail/itemid/4395

https://www.facebook.com/rinnoizaa2018/posts/283897528828138/

Credit : https://www.tourismthailand.org/Articles/10-things-to-do-in-bueng-kan

https://www.tourismthailand.org/Attraction/wat-ahong-silawat

Maps