A Community History: Oral History of Wat Samrong

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Kittisak Sangthong
Putwimon Chotcharat
Tatsanee Sriram
Nattika Satipjan
Sutharinee Boongij


               The purposes of this research were 1) tocollect the oral historical of Wat Samrong2) to study the artifacts of Wat Samrongand 3) to survey the landmark of Wat Samrongby using oral historical method, research literature, fieldwork information, observation data and interview.
The research results indicated that:
1. Wat Samrongin Naluangsen Sub-District, Thungsong District, Nakhon Si Thammarat Provincecreated when that unidentified clearly but there was a link to engage in created reclining Buddha. According to the building can be measured 3 periods to consist of 1) Wat Samronghas built after Wat Phra Mahathat Woramahavihan Nakhon Si Thammaratshortly, it would last about 800 – 1,000 years. 2) Wat Samronghas builtin King PhraRama 1 of the Chakri Dynasty, it would last about 250 years and 3) Wat Samronghas built after Wat Phra Mahathat Woramahavihan, later might be to abandon a condition deteriorated and the new restoration in King PhraRama 1 of the Chakri Dynasty.
2. Theartifacts of Wat Samrongto consist of sculpture of reclining Buddha; sculpture of Phra Bunya; sculpture of Poochaosmingprai; sculpture of Buddha image; ancient wares; sculpture of Buddha and sculpture of Giant.
3. The landmark of Wat Samrongto consist of elephant cave; tiger cave; ghost cave; Laungpoe Keaw pavilion; pool; monk’s dwelling and arched entrance.


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Sangthong, K., Chotcharat, P., Sriram, T., Satipjan, N., & Boongij, S. (2020). A Community History: Oral History of Wat Samrong. Journal of Liberal Arts Prince of Songkla University, 12(2), 54-77. Retrieved from https://so03.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/journal-la/article/view/197624
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