Phra That Narai Cheng Weng

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Phra That Narai Cheng Weng
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Religion
AffiliationHinduism
ProvinceSakon Nakhon
Location
CountryThailand
Phra That Narai Cheng Weng is located in Thailand
Phra That Narai Cheng Weng
Location in Thailand
Geographic coordinates17°11′13″N 104°05′45″E / 17.187074°N 104.095792°E / 17.187074; 104.095792Coordinates: 17°11′13″N 104°05′45″E / 17.187074°N 104.095792°E / 17.187074; 104.095792
Architecture
Architectural typeKhmer
Completed16th Buddhist Century

Phra That Narai Cheng Weng or Phra That Narai Jengveng (Thai:พระธาตุนารายณ์เจงเวง) - is located at Amphur Muang Sakon Nakhon Province, the stupa is built from sandstone on a laterite base and carved beautifully. Its lintel features Lord Krisna killing Lion in Bapuan Khmer art. The art appearing on this stupa is quite similar to many other Khmer ruins found in Isan.

This khmer sanctuary is 5 kilometres from town on the way to Udon Thani. The sandstone pagoda is on a laterite base. Ornate designs adorn the lintel, doorway and windows. It is believed the site was entirely constructed by women who competed with the men who built Phra That Phu Pek. It dates from the 16th-17th Buddhist century.

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