Wat Sila At Phu Phra
Wat Sila At Phu Phra Within the compound of the temple is a rock shelter where the bas-relief Buddha images were engraved. It is the source of the name Phu Phra and has been respected among the locals for a long period of time. At present, there is a roof covering the bas-reliefs, comprising of a large Buddha image, sitting in the meditation posture with the width at its lap of 1.52 metres and the height of 2.13 metres. Its right palm is placed on his lap, while his left one is on his shank (the opposite of the subduing Mara posture). The large image is called Phrachao Ong Tue. There are ceremonies to pay respect to the images at Phu Phra twice a year and 3 days a time, on the 1st day of the waxing moon in the 3rd lunar month and the 13th day of the waxing moon in the 5th lunar month. To get there: From the centre of Mueang Chaiyaphum, take Highway No. 201 (Chaiyaphum-Kaeng Khro) for approximately 15 kilometres. Turn left along the Na Siao-Huai Chan route for 5 kilometres and turn left for 1 kilometre into the temple.