FAQ: Is amulets or pendants necessary?

 

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In my opinion, no. Especially when you dont even know why you want it the 1st place. What is more important than amulets or pendants are our practise or cultivation as a Buddhist (I know it sounds lame and seem to be repeating myself like a broken record but I will share with you the reason) . Honestly if I am still running around from one thai-amulet shop to another like when I was younger, I bet I will still be running in circles, not knowing Dhamma. Anyway most of them (amulet traders) seldom guide you, they will only condition your mind to always want to collect more, the more expensive the better. Sometimes I laughed when I overheard conversations like, ” You should buy this, it can help to give you very good luck and money.” It will ring in my mind the following question, “Will you give away The Golden Goose that lays Golden eggs?” Tough luck, not in this society, a selfish oriented society. I always tell my friends or visitors, if praying to Phra images or buchas or wearing amulets can give you very good luck and money, me or my teacher would have been a millionaire a long time ago and Thaksin Sinawatra didn’t have to leave his beautiful homeland and take refuge in another country. Panna or wisdom must be use to see things as it really is.

THEN WHAT IS AMULETS OR PHRA IMAGES FOR?

Theorectically, it was meant to be a souvenir or momento because monk, they whom are not supposed to have any possesion will have nothing to give you for your kind donations. So they made figurines or images of Buddhas or Arahants or other auspicious items eg yantras on metals foils…etc to give you as a token of appreciation. Practising monks whom are attained in science of directing energy and matters (earth, wind, water and fire ) enable them to infuse and transfer blessings with just mental power into images or souvenirs. Feedbacks from the laities on their experiences of miracles or improvements in their life, reinforced the Sanghas confidence that their attainment in such science can be use to enhance their follower’s livelihood and also protect them from certain danger. It has a chain effect, it goes back to reinforcing laities’s faith in the Triple Gem and Sanghas’ virtues. Such great Metta acts like a strong magnet, drawing more people to temples and for some a start into discovering the Dhamma that Buddha expounded, converting mere sceptics to firm practising Buddhist. Theorectically then or at least for me it was like that. Those whom I had shared with them my experience and journey into the Dhamma, started from wearing an amulet (not Phra Somdej Wat Rakhang, just standard phim Ven.LP Pern Wat BhangPhra medallion) and hearing a beautiful divine voice that helped prevented misfortunes. That year in 1999, the same divine voice saved me thrice! It was then I was amazed with this thing called Thai amulet. But I am more than glad, I discovered more than just amulets, I discovered Dhamma which it’s value transcend more than a lifetime.

lpdam2017And the rest is what you are seeing now, it became very commercial. Sadly but that is how things are and that will also separate antique amulets and commercial ones. The science of endowing the amulets with blessing potents are determine by Jit (mind). I remembered Ven. LP Dam told us that this particular Phra Pidta ( will show you later) is the best in terms of purity and very potent of blessings because it was made solely for Kathina celebrations. To to be given to laities whom donated Kathina robes. Reverend said the entire meditating session was very bright…very still…no thoughts about doing this for money at all. True enough, as I remembered shortly after Reverend passed away, an IS extremist threw a hand grenade into the mini shops outside (not far from) of Wat Mai temple. Everyone ran helter-skelter but it failed to blow-up. That is the barami of Pothan Dam. Now that I am writing about Than (him), I miss Pothan Dam. Very attained but yet very , very humble.

Nowadays, good Gaeji Archan are like diamonds, only getting rarer. In current times, young monks in their 30s or 40s call themselves Gaeji, promoting this and that. Ven. LP Seua Wat DonPhaiYai (Wat DonYaiPeaun) also attained and advance in his practise, will tell you no I am not famous, I am just an average monk doing the best I can. Now Ven. LP Seua has been a popular choice to be invited for puthaphisek because Ven. can sit and meditate long, for an hour or two. Many so called Gaeji, fell asleep the 1st 15mins of the ceremony. There was an occasion where after the puthaphisek ceremony suddenly other Gaejis whom are leaving suddenly descend to ground and offer full prostration because they saw Ven. LP Thong also came for puthaphisek with Ven. LP Seua in spirit form.

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Above are a Taiwan artist with his friends that came and visit Ven. when we were in Taiwan. We are in his studio.

Coming back to our topic as per, does one really need amulets?

NO if you don’t know what is it about.

NO if you think it can make you rich or take away your problems.

NO if you dont respect Buddha’s teachings and the Sanghas practise.

Then you may ask, then why did you wear so many?

That is because I knew what it is all about and how it can help to enhance my practise. But more importantly, it is a hobby to me to wear some of my unique collection and one must know why they want to wear such and such. Some people has this wrong impression that  wearing alot can have more power. NO not exactly, if its such, can throw them away. Good Gaeji will never want you to depend on such for powers because such powers are already in you. But because when we cultivate, we are not there yet, we borrow our teachers’ barami. That is also why I would suggest that one meditates, chants and perform danas and from time to time upkeep the 5 or 8 precepts. There has been many miraculous incidences in Thailand where people whom takes up precepts and meditate or a person whom practises good Buddhist values, were rob and shot at gunpoint. Survived the ordeal because the gun could not fire up. They didn’t wear any amulets. So therefore it is our practise as a fellow good Buddhist that all good Gaeji aspire us to become from wearing their amulets. When we wear them we must reflect on their barami and their practise and vow to achieve the same.

Of course let’s not forget that for some people, they take it as a serious collection, going into details of the Gaeji, his past glory, his attainment and etc. To me as long as you are not into because of superstition but take it as a serious hobby. Then I personally think it’s fine. Well this topic can be lengthy or is it just me. There isn’t any right and wrong with this matter, afterall wearing or collecting amulets is a very personal thing. But I just do hope that collectors in general should go into understanding them deeper their sense of existence then perhaps you may understand the intrinsic value of it. Maybe because I am much involve in the back process of helping to make them for Reverends’ needs and am influence by my Teachers’ especially Archan Phrachuap of Samnak KhaorOr Pattalung. From the conceptual part to the last part where the piti puthaphisek, I was given the opportunity to be involve. The making of an amulet is more than meets the eye and the barami that’s being infused into it is no joke. I remember reading about Ven. LPhor Suk Wat Makahm Tao, Than(he) ploksek everyday his amulets. It is part of his daily routine. I was so overwhelmed by just reading his efforts.

Last but not least, amulets are not superstition. It is a science creation using traditional method…the mind. Scientist and researchers are still researching into the mind, it is still a large mystery to them but to my MahaGurus, Rishis and Sanghas whom are attained, they have known the mind since aeon ago. It is a collection of science, art and religious symbol, all in one!

 

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Let me start this year 2017’s 1st pos by wishing all my readers, “HAPPY NEW YEAR 2017! May all of you be well and happy. May all of you be free from enmities and dangers. May all attains success and their wishes.”

I also like to say thank you all all my Teachers, Kru Yai Petchalukan, Ven. LP Thong LP Seua Thep Akson Phor Kap Wat DonYaiPeuan, Ven. LPu Sukh Kovito Wat Pa’ Phromnimit, Founder of SaengThai, the Owner of the following Pothan Kron scriptures and formulas, Pothan ChaoKhun Wat Bangsek, Kru Mo Siput, Porgae Pleuan, Porgae NoraThong, Archan Phrachuap Samnak KhaoOr, Archan Manit Sg Golok and many more that has taught me, for the Iife I had to this day in 2017 and giving another lease of life to confront the challenges in 2017.

I also want to be thankful to all my Teachers abovementioned and by their baramis, I was able to learn from scriptures of one of Pothan Kron’s close disciple (the Archan had passed away years ago). However this family wants to remain anonymous, so I will not mention any names. These formula books were very strange, attempts to show you all the bigger photo failed, without apparent reasons. No matter how I load  it, doesn’t show (other photos was uploaded without problems) . I wanted to highlight a bigger photo because one may see the texture and conditions of how old the books were. It only allow a portion to be shown.

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Look at the age of this formulas or in Thai, tamras.

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I have been following this family for 3 years now, until when the Archan appeared in my dream again lately that I have decided to contact them again. It was the barami of SaengThai Founder that I knew them.

I have known many amulet traders but never one like SaengThai founder whom have close relations with Bangsek villagers, every piece to him, he can remember the history, the background and the miracles that accompanies with it (Just like the piece on the left, posted earlier.) We are not affiliated with others, please never believe when you hear people say they are with us. While some claim they are affiliated with us, some will outright despise us saying that we deal with fakes (only to come and collect from us from the back, such traders don’t want you to know where they get their amulets from.). I have met many hypocrites along the years in this circle. Anyway, let’s forget such and comeback to the topic.

I am indeed very lucky because other than being given the opportunity to study the scriptures and formulas. I was also given Pothan Kron’s kesa (hair) to be revered, to always receive Pothan’s blessings. The Archan has written a note saying that he has kept the kesa since 2500 (1957), he has informed all his descendants to keep it well together with Pothan Kron’s belonging (Pothan Kron’s kesa photo below). I have always kept bits and pieces of Pothan’s chivon with me, I now keep them together for veneration.

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Pothan Kron life size bucha at Wat Buddha Jayanti, Kuala Lumpur

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All this auspicious materials were donated by a SaengThai member whom wants to remain anonymous. A fervent collector and loyal follower of Pothan Kron Wat Bangsek;

  1. Special request hand write yants from Gaeji Archans from Pichit
  2. Special request hand write yants by Ven. LP Seua Wat DonYaiPeuan, Singhburi
  3. Many 1st batch “rooplor tree” from Ven. LPu Sukh Kovito Wat Pa’Phromnimit Sisaket (big puthaphisek)

These auspicious items were added into the brass liquids to enhance the energy of the bucha and also to make it potent of blessings!

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This bucha isn’t just made to order. Chiet Abbot of Wat Uttamaram ( Bangsek), Pothan Boon has given his permission for us to proceed.lpkron6

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Finally, we are very happy to have Pothan Kron’s life size bucha ready. Total cost of making is THB170,000 not inclusive of transportation. From Bangkok to Hadyai is THB15,000 and Hadyai to Wat Buddha Jayanti Kuala Lumpur is RM1,200.

Some other people whom have chipped into this dana ;

  1. Stephen Foo—————————–RM2,250
  2. Tan Ghee Seng————————–THB10,000
  3. Darren Hor Khee Wah——————RM50

The earlier Singaporean whom said he wants to contribute half of the cost, disappeared. So we take it that he isn’t keen. It was a tough project but SaengThai made it, we are very happy to offer Pothan Kron life size bucha for fellow devotees in Kuala Lumpur especially to pay their respect and dedicate their offerings, as we all know Pothan Kron is saksit or sacred.

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All whom are keen to visit Pothan Kron in Wat Buddha Jayanti Kuala Lumpur, may do so starting from tomorrow 22nd December 2016.

I would like to take this opportunity to wish SaengThai founder and his family best wishes. And also others whom have contributed their sincerity.  May they be blessed with good health, happiness and prosperity.

Birthday Ceremony for Ven. LPu Sukh Kovito Wat Pa’ Phromnimit, Sisaket

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Ven. LPu Sukh Kovito, taken 1st Oct 2016..as you can see much water retention in him. Venerable has been getting in and out hospital lately.

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Ven. LPu Kreung, Wat Sak Kamphaeng Yai, Sisaket. Ven. LPu Kreung is a very famous Gaeji Archan. Ven. LPu Sukh is his direct disciple.

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The wall of Kruba Archan of Ven. LPu Sukh Kovito

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“7 rob” or 7 cycles of 12 years. Ven. LPu is 84 years old. Beginning the day’s event with auspicious chantings and information of activities of the day. This event isn’t announced to all, only to villagers and close devotees because temple cannot accommodate too many of them. Anyway Ven. LPu has always been low profile but it was Ven. LPu’s devotees that wants a ceremony for Ven. LPu.

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Ven. LPu arriving at temporary site where they keep cows…followers are accompanying rejoicing with Ven. LPu

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Liberations of cows…9 of them. We believe liberating cow is a dana of high virtue. It isn’t cheap liberating cows but good dana especially for parent, wishing them good health and for sick people. Many devotees are very concern with Ven. LPu’s health. Ven. has been in and out very often and as at now high water retention and having difficulty to pass motion.

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Ven. LPu blessing the cows are are being liberated.

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Ven. LPu officiating the puthaphisek ceremoney. Consrecating 2 life size buchas and also rians.

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Puthaphisek ground with the mastercraftsman with his workers moulding the life-size buchas on temple site together with the rians.

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The another 4 Gaeji Archan invited to help invigorate the auspicious images with auspicious blessings and energies.

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This is an aero-view of Wat Pa’Phromnimit. Temple site is on the right…can you see the roof..and also the Ubosot. While on the left is a big pond and a very high ground where they are building the biggest Chedi in Sisaket. That area was given by a Army General. Ven. LPu gave him a prediction that he will rose to rank but he actually didn’t believe because it is very unlikely he will. Ven. LPu kept quite, comment not more than it was necessary. He did rose to the position of General a year later, and he came again after assuming his official role with an entourage and offered the land with a proper ceremony. Those whom are interested can see those photos in the temple.

 

 

Hanuman with Pong Phraiguman Ven. LP Tim Wat LahangLai

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This Phra Hanuman Phong Phraiguman was made by Ven. LP Tim Wat LahangLai in the region of 2510 plus. Copper Takrut at the bottom.

The Thais, similar with the Chinese take Hanuman as a symbol of strength/ultimate strength, immortality, intelligence, superiority, power, a champion or a conquering hero. He is a great General with exceptional abilities and many faithful followers . He is a great deity that is bless with great Metta, loved by his Lord and also followers. Good Hanuman images are definitely favorites among Muay Thai fighters, police force, army force, spiritual practitioners, actors/actresses to name a few. Some of my Thai friends whom likes to play casino also love Hanuman images  because they say Hanuman hates to lose, he never loses!

Katha will be provided for interested collector upon collection.

About Lord Hanuman ( Vedic version)

Lord Hanuman symbolically stands for pure devotion, complete surrender and absence of ego or the lower self. His character tells us what we can do in our lives by becoming pure devotees of God, aligning ourselves with the forces of good, helping the weak, with self control, unconditional faith and total surrender. As a prominent warrior of the monkey race, he symbolically represents the lower or animal (neanderthal) nature in man, which when refined and transformed becomes stabilized in God and serves the divine cause in total surrender, just as it happened in case of Hanuman. As the son of Vayu, he represents symbolically the subtle bodies, namely the breath body, the mental body and the intelligence body. The breath body is responsible for the movement of life energy or prana in our bodies. It is especially strong in people who lead ethically clean and celibate lives, performing austerities, for which Anjaneya was particularly famous. The mental body is made up of the thought currents that float in our chitta or consciousness. It is responsible for our imagination, astral travel and dream experiences. The intelligence body is made up of buddhi or discretionary intelligence, which is considered one of the highest tattvas or principles of Nature. Our buddhi is said to be a direct reflection of divine intelligence. It is responsible for our decision making ability, rational thinking and conscience. As an epitome of virtue and supernatural prowess, Hanuman represents all these abilities. In this article we will examine the symbolic significance of Hanuman as the mental body representing the human mind and its various qualities and powers.

The mind is fickle (like a monkey) and jumps from place to place, going after things, engaging itself in innumerable activities that disturb the peace of the place. The mind, like Hanuman can also travel where it wants to. It can fly in the air, cross the continents and the worlds in an instant with the speed of thought and reach any one and anything it wants to mentally.
It can also expand or contracts itself at will (again like Hanuman). So long as it remains under the control of pure animal passions and the activities of the sense, it remains unstable and mischievous, causing a lot of the disturbance in the world of the individual.
But once it surrenders to the inner self and becomes devoted to it completely and unconditionally, it assumes miraculous powers and performs stupendous feats like Hanuman, working for the divine cause helping the lower self (Sita) and the Soul (Rama) to come together and become united.
By killing all the evil thoughts with its determination, it also lays a firm foundation for the kingdom of God (Ramarajya) to become established in the body. Hanuman is thus symbolically the mind principle ever absorbed in the contemplation of God and totally surrendered to Him.

written by Jayaram V from http://www.hinduwebsite.com

Ittirit VS Boonyarit VS Kammarit

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Above feature is Phra Somdej Wat Rakhang Somdej Toh. The redness was attributed to the sirih pinang (betel leaves and nut) that Ven. Somdej Toh chewed upon. It was believed that this phim came about due to a group of Chinese paid a visit to Ven. Somdej Toh and requested Ven. to make Somdejs that are red color for them.

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We still do till now, hear from some of our group members or others say,” I do so much dana already but yet my problems are not solved or I am still troubled!”. 

There is many angles to approach this subject, let me share one with you.

Ittirit is what we use to make our lives better, may it be a solution or a product. Let’s take car as an example. A new car, with a newest technology or the best engine oil or the best tyres in the world. I am sure you will have a smooth drive and a comfortable journey, Or it is powerful or good pick-up, it may even be very fuel efficient. But I am sure with even the best specifications on the car with the best accessories cannot prevent an accident.

Boonyarit is how we cultivate ourselves to make our lives better. The best specifications on the car with the best accessories at most only improve only on the structural or physical level or performance level. Imagine on one hand, a driver with a bull mentality and rough handling and another, a driver that is mindful of his drive, patience, practise courtesy on the road and maintains his car well. Which would you prefer to ride with? The answer is obvious and isn’t that METTA. People will naturally choose those whom cultivates well.  Virtues aren’t born in a day, it must be cultivated. And we must cultivate the right virtues eg. The 8 Noble Paths

We can wear the best Metta amulet but if we ourselves don’t cultivate right eg. we curse and swear often, how can we really have Metta? Amulets, kathas, holy water baths, rituals, danas etc only help 50% of the times but if we ourselves don’t put in the other 50% then we are being ignorant or being superstitious. Leaving our chances of betterment or improvements in life ONLY TO things like amulets, kathas, holy water baths, rituals, danas is plain stupidity. We MUST also put forth our best efforts with proper planning and execution. We must employ good logic, intelligence and above all wisdom. I am sure all of you have heard of the the wealthy devotees of Dhammakaya Foundation, who turned pauper. 

 

 

 

Rian KhuanThoong MahaSetthi (Millionare’s Bag of Prosperity) of Wat Pa’PhromNimit Sisaket Ven. LPu Sukh Kovito AyuWannak 84 Pee

Ven. LPu Sukh Kovito, this photo is taken in his 1st temple in Pichit, Wat Pa’ Phromviharn, the first temple Venerable built after practising as a wandering forest monk 30 over years and set his foot last in Pichit.

Currently, Ven. LPu is in Wat Pa’Phromnimit, in Sisaket, his hometown. Casting of the main Buddha image will postpone till next year March 2017 ( for the moment till advised again). Ven. LPu has given permission to us to make arrangements for him to make his rian (as informed in the earlier posting http://saengthai.org/?p=3055 ) . Ven. LPu wants the proceeds from all this rian to be used for :

  1. building of Ubosot
  2. building of kuti(s)
  3. building of toilets

I apologize for the poor caption of the photos but I believe it should give you all a fair idea what will Ven. LPu Sukh present you for the dana you contribute.

Rian KhuanThoong MahaSetthi (Millionare’s Bag of Prosperity) of Wat Pa’PhromNimit Sisaket Ven. LPu Sukh Kovito AyuWannak 84 Pee

Solid gold, make only 9 pieces ( Malaysia Only). Please take note that the gold rian has code marking “Mak Ak Uk” as we are showing you all now, we had news that there are other people whom have make a similar looking mould trying to take advantage.

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Solid silver rian. Make only 20 pieces (Malaysia only). Donate RM500  for the Wat Pa’ Phromnimit building project above. Ven. LPu will present a solid silver rian as his token of appreciation and gratitude for your support.

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Navak rian, make only 216 pieces. Donate RM300  for the Wat Pa’ Phromnimit building project above. Ven. LPu will present a navak rian as his token of appreciation and gratitude for your support.
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Samsakat (Tricolor) also make only 216 pieces,  Donate RM200  for the Wat Pa’ Phromnimit building project above. Ven. LPu will present a samkasat rian as his token of appreciation and gratitude for your support.

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This above is what we called Kalai Ngern Kalai Thong ( Silver plated and Gold plated ), make 5,000 pieces each, total 10,000 pieces. Donate RM100  for the Wat Pa’ Phromnimit building project above. Ven. LPu will present a silver plated or gold plated rian as his token of appreciation and gratitude for your support.

I believe those whom are Dhammayut followers especially Archan Mun’s lineage should know very well such forest temple are mainly a place for practise. Ubosot is the most important, kutis and toilets are very important too because we hope to provide people whom aspire to practise with the meditation forest monks to have proper place to sleep and rest and also to keep their belongings when they have to leave for their meditation practice in the forest. Everyone knows how important toilet is…especially in the forest..as at now if I am not mistaken there is only 8 units of toilets shared among everyone.

 

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Above are some of the amulets we sponsored Ven. LPu Sukh ( none left…not even in temple)

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This is the trial mould piece that the craftsman made to let Ven. LPu approve the final look of the rian.

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Ven. LPu meditate and blessed on it after his approval.

Ven. LPu Sukh doesn’t really make amulets, though many people kept approaching Ven. LPu to make. I still remember last year’s Kathina was supported by a famous bank but when they were declined to let them make amulets, they dropped the Kathina the following year. Unfortunately this is the mentality of the Thais when it comes to such. That is why Ven. LPu Sukh, Ven. LP Seua Wat Donyaipeuan, Ven. ChaoKhun Thong Poon Wat BanPhen, Ven. LP Dam Wat Mai Naparam…etc always tell their Thais devotees SaengThai Malaysia followers are very different from you all, they are “uppatham” means unattached . They make dana because they believe in merits..they believe in accumulating good karmas. That is why the Committees always blame Ven. LPu that he loves only his God son , Nr. Ng in Malaysia and allow him to make amulets but always decline their own people. Ven. LPu admonished them this time, telling them. It was Ven. LPu ‘s decision to make everytime but Mr. Ng will pay for it then offered the amulets to the temple and when the amulets were all taken up (it always got taken up, so please book while there still is ), all the funds were donated to the temple. Ven. LPu said “wai jai dai” means can be trusted, Mr. Ng never intervene in the designs and how the amulets or the funds were to be used. He will get the best mould maker and craft till Ven. LPu is satisfied. So far Ven. LPu loved his rian Saema we make for Ven. 2 years ago, it is really beautiful I have to admit. It was snatched up once people got wind of it. We still remember, Ven. LPu held on to the trial mould rian, not letting go of it. We were very happy to offer something that Ven. LPu loved so much. (The Rian Saema below)

 

Some may ask, ” If Ven. LPu dont make amulets, then what are these for?” I dont know how to answer you all but all our teachers so far grant our request to sponsor amulets for them to be either given out to devotees or let them tamboon or rent from temple. Perhaps these Gaeji Archans knew we had very pure intentions…that is to give people the opportunity to collect something good. Ven. LPu Sukh’s amulets had many a times manifested miracles against firearms assault, bodily injury as a result of accident or assault. And Ven. LPu’s amulets, he said no need to chant any special katha, just chant Namo Tassa…thrice and think of him then tell Ven. LPu what’s your request.

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Not only we want you to wear good amulets but we want the best for you( and please bear in mind, who will go to such extend to give you good amulets and give them away!) We got a few good Gaeji Archan, Mr. Ng requested from the other fellow disciples of Ven. LP Kreung Wat Sak KamPhaengYai eg. Ven LP Sao to give their blessings and also to contribute their yants to be melted with the rians. While I requested from Ven. LP Seua Wat Donyaipeuan for his blessings and yants to make this batch of rians for Ven. LPu.

So don’t miss this opportunity to make good merits with one of the very few surviving Archan Mun’s disciple ( read earlier post http://saengthai.org/?p=2695 ) and then get a souvenir (very likely the last amulet) from Ven. LP Sukh. This batch of amulets will be consecrated on 2nd October 2016 at Wat Pa’Phromnimit in conjunction with Ven. LPu’s birthday. There will also be a puthaphisek ceremony for Ven. LPu’s life-size image.

Those whom are interested, kindly call me, Derrick at 012 692 1233 or Whatsapp ID Pu Reusi Porgae or Wechat ID Porgae or LINE ID Porgae. Thank you.

Ven. LP Thuad arrived to Wat Buddha Jayanti

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We were very happy that Ven. LP Thuad chose to arrive yesterday, Wan Kru (Teacher’s day). And today is Wan Phra (Holy Buddhist Day). We never expect to received it so early but of course when all is paid in due faith. I told my teacher, Founder of SaengThai that he chose a beautiful image of Ven. Thuad . Now we all awaits the image of Pothan Kron. There are many devotees that called up to sponsor some but we are still very short. Usually we would have just offered the image to temple but to be honest, this weak economic climate is affecting everybody including us but we still determine to help temples here and back in Thailand.

A big applause to the Commitee of Wat Buddha Jayanti and their advisor, this temple has much upgrades in recent year. Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu!

Phra Pidta Phim Mi Hoo Wat Bangsek, Pothan Kron

I believe I don’t have to mentioned much about this Phra Pidta, Thai amulet enthusiast would have heard much about it. Perhaps I would like to highlight about the yants that are commonly inscribed into this Phra Pidta body. Some have yants and some phims don’t have yants (like the one featured above).  According to Chao Kuan, a close disciple of Ven. Pothan Kron, all the Phra Pidtas that will be consrecated by Ven. Pothan Kron will be immersed into sesame oil. Due to Pothan’s spiritual attainment, the Phra Pidtas will be invigorated with blessings and power during the entire meditation and chantings session by Pothan. One can actually see that the sesame oil boils upon being meditated by Pothan, it boils as if being cooked with fire ( it is not a strange attainment in the past because most top Gaeji Archans are very attained and accomplished eg., Ven. LP Thong Wat DonYaiPeuan heats up and make his “see-peung” by placing just stones underneath the container and with his samadhi, Ven. LP Thong cooked the “see-peung”!). Some of those Phra Pidtas that are submerged initially will then go afloat. Pothan will scoop out those first and keep the rest that are still submerged. They will be written with yants later. Both are as good, in fact able to collect and own a piece is an auspicious sign already afterall Pothan those days don’t make many. It’s a scarce collection.

We are intending to offer a big bucha, 30″ knee-to-knee and 1 meter tall in samadhi sitting position of Pothan Kron’s image to Wat Buddha Jayanti in Kuala Lumpur. Let me show all of you our recent danas to this temple.

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This new addition of PhraBuddhaPhrachamwan ( 1 week Buddhas plus Phra Rahu and Phra Kethu), this entire set was donated by SaengThai to Wat Buddha Jayanti this year. This will be able to help those to seek and renew their faith with the Triple Gems when they are experiencing difficulties due to planetary disturbances in life.

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This sala for Phra Sangkhajai and also famous Gaeji Archans will be invited to stay here for devotees to pay their reverence. At the moment there is Ven. Somdej Toh of Wat Rakhang and Ven. LP Wat Paknam, LP Sodh. This 2 beautiful human size buchas and a very large Buddha’ s bucha image ( at least 10 strong man to carry) was offered to Wat Buddha Jayanti last year 2015, SaengThai make a kind donation to his family for donating this beautiful buchas to Wat Buddha Jayanti. We already have a sponsor for Ven LP Thuad of Wat Changhai’s image. Just last week we went to Bangkok to order the image to be made. We already have the blessings of Pothan Boon the current Abbot of Wat Uttamaram ( Wat Bangsek) to install an image of Pothan Kron too. The cost will be:

  1. Mould is THB40,000
  2. The bucha itself will cost another THB130,000.
  3. Gold paint for the bucha THB15,000
  4. Transport charges from Bangkok to Wat Buddha Jayanti in Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur, estimated at THB10,000

We, SaengThai Malaysia proposes that whoever collects this Phra Pidta Phim Mi Hoo featured above will have his name displayed at this sala as the sponsor for Pothan Kron’s image to Wat Buddha Jayanti. Saengthai Malaysia will pay for the cost estimated at least THB200,000. In future we will encase this sala with display glass to protect all the buchas sitting inside it.

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We have decided to make the big Pothan Kron’s bucha similar with this image above.

If you are a faithful devotee or supporter of Pothan Kron OR Pothan Kron has at one point in your life, helped you and you want to show your gratitude to Pothan Kron. Then don’t miss this rare opportunity! Offering Buddha’s images and images of good Gaeji Archans has immeasurable merits.

Those whom are interested, kindly call me, Derrick at 012 692 1233 or Whatsapp ID Pu Reusi Porgae or Wechat ID Porgae or LINE ID Porgae. Thank you.

PhraPuthakSuwannaSetthi bucha decorated with gold leaves

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Some had enquired how much it will cost if the bucha is decorated with gold leaves (100% gold) (pit thong) on the standard phim. The mastercraftman Pi Bpong quoted us THB20,000 per bucha but we asked for further discount, so they quoted us THB15,000. We had done for 1 bucha standard phim and show you how it will look after decorated with gold leaves. The cost for pit thong of THB15,000 is entirely paid to the workers, we SaengThai do not charge on top of the price they quote us .

Those whom are interested, kindly call me, Derrick at 012 692 1233 or Whatsapp ID Pu Reusi Porgae or Wechat ID Porgae or LINE ID Porgae. Thank you.