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Phangan Island Attractions | The Chinese Temple in Koh Phangan is there for the faith and

Koh Phangan is an island that is dominated by those with Buddhist belief systems and Chinese heritage. The Chinese Temple in Koh Phangan was built in Koh Phangan in 1992 and was the result of one woman's dream to have a Chinese temple in Koh Phangan built that exemplified the Buddhist beliefs in Koh Phangan.

The Chinese Temple in Koh Phangan originated because one woman attended a religious ceremony in Sangthom Wat, in 1990, and claimed to have a dream the following night about the Chinese Buddha. The Chinese Buddha told the woman that he wanted her to initiate the building of a new Chinese Temple in Koh Phangan in his name in that spot. The woman then moved to Bangkok to raise funds for the effort and by 1992; the Chinese Temple in Koh Phangan was completely finished.

Now, the Chinese Temple in Koh Phangan is undergoing construction because it is growing quickly. Extensions and decorating are giving the Chinese Temple in Koh Phangan a new look and as more people frequent the grounds, more money is being raised for the building.

The Chinese Temple in Koh Phangan gives those in Koh Phangan a place to practice their belief systems in comfort and in the correct manner through their eyes. With a majority of residents believing the same basic religion principles, the Chinese Temple in Koh Phangan has made life better for the majority.

The Chinese Temple in Koh Phangan can be visited 8:00 am to 5:00 pm everyday and is a public place for the island people. Tourists often show up to get a traditional blessing from the resident nun and have their future predicted by the temple priests.


Last Updated: 10 Sep 2009