Wat Hua Wiang Rangsi,That Phanom, Nakhon Phanom Province

The following is from the explanation located in front of the building.

The ordination hall, was built by 1921 A.D.. The tempera mural paintings inside were painted by Luang Chan, a painter from Bangkok. The painting on the arches above the doors and windows were outlined by Abbot and painted by Master Khun. The mural paintings here are of the royal school but also contain some compositions of the local style in depicting stories from Jataka tales – the previous incarnations of the Lord Buddha, the life of the Lord Buddha, Ramakian – the Thai version of the Ramayana Epic, and the folk tale of Laksanawong.
This is another example of a muralled Ubosot or Chapel. The are found throughout Isaan, but the majoriy are ingored by the Tourism Authority of Thailand. This one happens to be only a short distance from the famous, much visited That Phanom.
From the That walk down to the Mekong or Makhong River, turn left and walk upriver to the Temple grounds where you will see this beautiful example of Buddhist art.

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