Wat Chom Tong-chiang Mai-where?
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Posted 2006-02-14 04:21:07
K.Wife has just informed that we aint going to visit friends in Wat Sri Soda now but to another called Wat Chom Tong which according to a quick check is somewhere about 50 clicks outside Chiang Mai.
She is even talking about her and a mate being a nun for a couple of days ..dear dear married to a Nun...wat next?
Anyway once again any info...thanks R...
Posted 2006-02-14 07:41:17
They probably mean Wat Phrathat Si Chom Thong, in Chom Thong - the town where you turn off hwy 108 to go up Doi Inthanon. Temple's origin dates from 749AD.
Posted 2006-02-14 07:53:54
Wat Phrathat Si Chom Thong have a very nice sister "Wat Pa" a few clicks north of Chom Tong. Stafed by Mae Chee, they specialise in providing meditation retreats etc. for stressed out womenfolk.
Posted 2006-02-14 17:44:37
Yes,That sounds like the place.
She did mention that its up/near Doi Inthanon which as it happens I have never visited ...yet.
Also like the idea of it being a retreat for stressed out womenfolk, could be in for a good hol...
Posted 2006-02-14 17:58:58
A large meditation centre to the rear of the Wat, English speaking instructors as well, could even book yourself in if you wanted(?)
When I visited in January the Wat was undergoing extensive re-furbishment, could be completed by now, but hardly condusive to good meditation I would have thought. CNX0214.jpg 59.17KB 23 downloads
Edited by khunlungphudhu, 2006-02-14 18:04:53.
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