Wat Luang Phor Sod Dhammakayaram
Wat Luang Phor Sod Dhammakayaram is situated on km. 14 of Bangpae-Damnoensaduak Road, Paengpuay Sub-District, Damnoensaduak District. It was announced as a temple on 21May 1991. The monastery was built in late Ayutthaya period. There are worthwhile emerald Buddha statues in various positions inside. Throughout 20 years, there are many projects to propagate Dhamma of Buddha in Thailand and foreign countries such as Dhamma Practice for Buddhists Project, Buddha Pawana Vicha Project, and Buddha Pawana Vicha Dhammakai Foundation. Moreover, in summer (April to May), the project of ordination is held every year in order to support Buddhism.There are Education Park and Chaloem Pra Kiat Permanent Park, the over-200-rai forest that received best forest award from the Forest Department in 1996, Pariyattitham School, Sunday Meditation Pavilion, Provincial Pali Language School, and the exhibition about the Buddha’s relics. The meditation courses for Thai people and foreigners are provided here.The recommended activities are as follows.-Dhamma Practiced every Sunday according to Satipatthan 4 concept of Luang Pho Pak Nam at the third floor of Sala Somdet. The activity starts at 9 a.m.-Pray to the significant Buddha’s relics that was given from Thep Naramit and Phra Chakkrapat statue in Buddha Pavana Monastery every Saturday, Sunday, and public holiday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.-Donate for Maha Chedi Somdet construction to install the Buddha’s relics at the reception of Wat Luang Phor Sod Dhammakayaram. For more information, please call 090-595-5162 or 090-595-9562.Opening hours: the recommended time is on Saturday, Sunday, and public holiday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (The monastery and the vihara in the middle of the pool are not opened on weekdays) Free admission.Travelling by private cars, the temple is on the km.14 of Bangpae-Damnoensaduak Road, Paengpuay Sub-District, Damnoensaduak District, Ratchaburi. By public transportation, take BMTA bus no. 78 (Por.Or.2) Bangkok-Damnoensaduak at Bangkok Bus Terminal (South). The temple is before Damnoensaduak Floating Market.