About Us

a serene oasis for both devout Buddhists and curious travelers

Wat Koh Wanararm is a renowned Thai Buddhist temple located on the picturesque island of Langkawi in Malaysia. This tranquil and spiritually significant site is nestled amidst the island’s lush greenery.

The Temple

Wat Koh Wanararm

Wat Koh Wanararm is characterized by its traditional Thai architecture, with ornate pagodas, intricate carvings, and vibrant colors that reflect the rich artistic heritage of Thailand.

Visitors to Wat Koh Wanararm can experience a sense of peace and reverence as they explore the temple grounds, which include beautifully landscaped gardens and serene meditation areas. Inside the temple, you can find exquisite Buddhist statues, religious artifacts, and intricate murals that tell the stories of Buddhism.

One of the most iconic features of this temple is the striking, 19-meter-long reclining Buddha statue, which is a focal point for prayer and contemplation. Pilgrims and tourists alike visit this sacred site to pay their respects, seek blessings, and immerse themselves in the teachings of Buddhism while enjoying the natural beauty of Langkawi.

Wat Koh Wanararm is not only a place of worship but also a cultural and architectural gem that offers a glimpse into the spiritual traditions of Thailand. It’s a must-visit destination for those interested in exploring the intersection of religion, art, and natural beauty in Langkawi.

Our Founder

Luang Phor Koon

Luang Phor Koon, also known as “Phra Khru Sophon Thamwichitto,” was a highly revered Buddhist monk from Thailand. Born on February 4, 1923, in the Nakhon Ratchasima Province, he dedicated his life to the practice of Buddhism and became widely recognized for his wisdom, compassion, and spiritual teachings. Luang Phor Koon’s spiritual journey led him to ordain as a Buddhist monk at a young age, and he spent decades in deep meditation and study.

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Activities & Services

Learn About The Activities & Services We Provide

Our temple is places of worship, meditation, and spiritual growth. We offer a wide range of activities and services that cater to the religious, educational, and social needs of our community.

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Bukit Putih
Jalan Kisap
07000 Langkawi, Kedah

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