6. History of Wat Kamphaeng Luang Phor Khong

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History of Wat Kamphaeng Luang Phor Khong came to stay at Wat Sawang Arom. He is a monk who is strict in the practice of Dharma and Discipline. have consistent and consistent practices Therefore, the faith of the villagers is greatly admired. Both of you have opened a student office. Teach books to children who are the children of villagers in the village near the temple and teach those who want to be ordained as monks and novices This is in order for the ordained ordained to study the Dharma and Discipline in depth and breadth. from the Tripitaka by himself as well If any novice has a problem You will help guide as well. that Luang Pho Khong behave strictly in the Dharma and Discipline consistently Be a good role model for disciples and villagers. It is beneficial to the religion, the people and the nation. The villagers became more and more faithful accordingly. Villagers often call Luang Pho Khong that “Those who come from Wat Kamphaeng” when called later “Wat Kamphaeng” eventually called this temple “Wat Kamphaeng” until today.

According to evidence from the Department of Religious Affairs that it was built around the year 2300 during the late Ayutthaya period. In the past it was called Wat Sawang Arom has permanent objects that are attached to the temple. Reverend Father U-Thong enshrined in the temple It is a meditative Buddha image. Made of aged red sandstone. about 250 years and the pagoda next to the viharn and an old wooden church

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Philanthropist’s First Restoration In addition to building a temple and mondop as mentioned above There is another important thing that has been created. Church and Prang The church was built to the north of the Phra Prang, only 3-4 meters apart. There is a glass wall surrounding it. The walls of the church are made of bricks and cement only up the window sills. After that, up to a teak cover. There are sheds on both sides of the woman’s arms along the length of the church. There is a palai in front. The back is completely closed with no doors or windows in any way. The roof is covered with gabu tiles. (This gabu tile was commonly used during the middle and late Ayutthaya periods). The gable has no pattern. The wind sculpture of brick and mortar over the tiles of this church is small. But it was enough for the monks to perform the sacrament, which was considered good for the time at that time.

The mentioned church was destroyed on the night of August 12, 1963. The presiding Buddha image in the church and Moggallana, the Saliputra, the two apostles which are all built with stucco Craftsmanship in the Ayutthaya period. Fairly beautiful. The principal Buddha image has raven eyes as if he lives the Buddha and other things. was crushed by the roof structure There is not even a good piece left. At present, Mr. Pleng Phosuk has brought the Bodhi Lanka tree to plant. At the hole in front of the Buddha image in order to know that the area where the Bodhi tree is planted There used to be a church built before.