Samrong Ek Pagoda - Tra Vinh

Samrong Ek Pagoda Tra Vinh

The Samrong Ek Pagoda in Tra Vinh is among the oldest Khmer-styled pagodas in the area. The name Samrong Ek means the Lonely Samrong tree which was in front of the pagoda earlier. The Samrong Ek Pagoda is 3km from the center of Tra Vinh Town and is surrounded by forests of high timber trees of hundred years old. The garden of the Samrong Ek Pagoda has statues depicting different stories of Buddhism. Visiting the Samrong Ek Pagoda, the visitors can consult the chief monk on meditation and Zen Buddhism.

 

Samrong Ek Pagoda Tra Vinh Vietnam
Samrong Ek Pagoda in Tra Vinh Vietnam from outside

 

 

 

The main building of Samrong Ek Pagoda
The main building of Samrong Ek Pagoda

 

 

 

 Gate to the Samrong Ek Pagoda
Gate to the Samrong Ek Pagoda

 

 

 

Scene depicting the Buddha when he was a child
Scene depicting the Buddha when he was a child in the garden of the Samrong Ek Pagoda

 

 

 

Scene of the devils trying to charm the Buddha
Scene of the devils trying to charm the Buddha in the garden of the Samrong Ek Pagoda

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