Luang Por Thong Daeng is the Abbot of Doi Phra Chow Dtone Luang Monastery in Changmai, Thailand. He was born in Sakhon Nakhon, became a Novice at the age of 15 and took higher ordination as a monk at the age of 21. He has been a monk in the Thai forest tradition of the great master Venerable Ajahn Mun. His teacher, Venerable Ajahn Uttamo is a famous forest monk.
Luang Por Thong Dang went for “Tudong” (walking in forest tradition) for 4 years, walking from North East Thailand to South East Thailand. He then stayed with Luang Por Plien for 8 years in Chiangmai.