We have already seen it then we must tell you about Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Sua), Krabi Province, it is a gorgeous, wonderful temple and interesting Vipassana meditation practice place. Let’s see how beautiful is Wat Tham Sua, Krabi Province.
Tiger Cave Temple, Krabi Province
In 1975, Luang Por Jamnian wished to find a new Dhamma practice place. In his vision, it was a place surrounded by mountains and a cave called Tham Sua,(Tiger Cave) as well as several caves and in Krabi province as well. As soon as the vision happened, a feeling of love for that mesmeric place came suddenly, he felt like he was familiar with this place before. Luang Por let Phra Ajarn Heed sought a place to establish a monastery. Finally, Phra Ajarn Heed found several places, including the Tiger Cave too.
Luang Por had the opportunity to go to the cave, according to Phra Ajarn Heed told. It was exactly the same vision that Luang Pho actually saw. Luang Por Jamnian brought a group of 53 monks and novices, including 56 nuns from Wat Sukhonthawat to live in this place, known as the Tiger Cave. Or in the past, the temple was called the Na Ching Monastery according to the name of the village on March 25, 1975, and changed to Wat Tham Sua(Tiger Cave Temple) on August 2, 1990, to pioneer and open a place to practice Vipassana meditation until now. From asking the villagers which were named Tiger Cave Temple because in the past there were many tigers living in the cave in front of Khao Kaew. Inside the cave, there are also natural stones that form a tiger’s paws as well.
The temple is well known in Krabi and nearby provinces. Including foreigners both the uniqueness of the temple and the reputation of Luang Por Jamnian, the abbot of Wat Tham Sua, who was believed in devout faith for a long time. The generality of Wat Tham Sua is a forest garden, a hollow cave with cliff sheds, and natural caves such as Gandharvas Cave(Tham Kon Than), Tham Lod, Tham Chang Kaew, Arrow Cave(Tham Look Thanu), Snake Cave, Turtle Cave, Tiger Paws Cave, and the important thing in Wat Tham Sua that seems very unique the most and it is popular with both Thai and foreign tourists.
Tiger Cave Temple is about 9 kilometers from Krabi town, located in Ban Tham Sua area, Krabi Noi sub-district, Muang district, Krabi province. The temple area is approximately 200 rai, comprising a flat area, valleys, and peaks.
How to get to Tiger Cave Temple: From Krabi town turn left at Talat Kao intersection, take the Petchkasem Road (Highway 4) Nuea Khlong District route then turn left at Tham Suea t-junction along Rassadon Phatthana Road (Highway 4037) about 2 kilometers, there will be clear signs to tell the way.
Popular tour to visit Tiger Cave Temple, Krabi Province.
- Krabi Emerald Pool , Hot Spring and Tiger Cave Temple Tour
- Krabi Jungle Tour with Elephant Trekking
- Krabi Jungle Tour with ATV Riding
- Krabi Jungle Tour with Kayaking at Ao Thalane