Rian Job Luang Por Plai Nuea Ngern Code Wor-Gor-3 2543 BE Wat Kampaeng. Sacred Guru Monk Image of Luang Por Plai, in Solid Silver Magical Alchemical alloy made from ancient sacred silver artifacts, smelted with mercurial substance, with code Wor-Gor 3 stamp on rear face. Released in very small numbers, along with Bucha statues and Loi Ongk Roop Lor Statuettes, at Wat Kampaeng, in Buddha Abhisekha ceremony in 2534 BE, with the Abbot and lineage masters of Luang Por Plai present, to invoke the spirit and blessings of Luang Por Plai.
Already an extremely rare amulet to find, and a preferred alternative to the 2478 and 2485 ‘Lang Pha Cha’ cemetery restoration editions, and is a highly preferred rare amulet, which stands above the already highly popular (but easier to find) ‘Run Sam’ third edition Commemorative edition of 2555 BE. Many people mistake the Pim Wor Gor 3 amulet for the third edition (for indeed it was the third made), when in truth, the official ‘third edition’ ‘Run Sam’ series was released much later in 2555 BE.
The Rian Lor Job LP Plai Pim Gor Por 3 was released along with Loi Ongk Statuettes, and Bucha Statues of Luang Por Plai, and was issued in Nuea Tong Kam (solid gold) Nuea Ngern (solid silver), Nuea Nava (9 sacred metals), Nuea Ngern Yuang (ancient Chinese Silver), Nuea Tong Lueang (Brass), and Nuea Kong (Temple Gong).
The solid silver version of the Rian Lor Job Gor Por 3 was released in two versions, distinguished by the code stamp, of which only 16 amulets were stamped with the Wor-Gor 3 on the front face, with the remaining amulets in silver receiving the Wor-Gor 3 stamp on the rear face. The version with stamp on front face can hence not really be expected to encounter, for it is doubtful that any of the only 16 owners in the world would wish to part with it.
The amulets of Luang Por Plai of Wat Kampaeng (2408 – 2489 BE), are world renowned, for their powerful Kong Grapan Maha Ud magic, and highly preferred for their traditional classic style, as well as immensely revered for his Magical Powers. He was seen as an equal to the Great Luang Phu Iam of Wat Hnang.
The Rian Lor Luang Por Plai is one of the ‘Rian Yord Niyom’ preferred amulets of true appreciation society collectors and of course, the prized possession for protection and auspicious blessing, for the devotees of LP Plai. It was made in various editions during Luang Por Plai’s lifetime. and is sometimes remade on rare occasions to this day, as a ‘Yorn Yuk’ memorial replica amulet, by the temple of Wat Kampaeng, due to its immense fame and high demand from devotees.
Below; Code Wor-Gor 3 embossed on rear face of amulet
This is because the Rian Lor amulets of Luang Por Plai carry so many stories of Miracles with them from the many occurrences over the decades. Hence, many people seek to wear one, despite the elevated price of many of his amulets. People’s belief in the protective power of all editions of the Rian Lor Luang Por Plai. Luang Por Plai was lovingly known in his day by devotees as ‘Khun Pol Haeng Fang Tonburi” which insinuates his immense power of Maha Amnaj, Maha Ud,Grapan and Klaew Klaad protective Magic.
Luang Por Plai was born in Bang Bon in Thonburi on a Tuesday in the year 2408 BE, the son of Mr Maekh and Mrs Hem (Surname; Tong Hluea). He had 9 siblings and helped his parents on the farm as a child. There came a time when the great Luang Por Kong of Wat Lawaek Pasi Jaroen came, to finance and perform restorations at the temple of Wat Kampaeng (at that time still named ‘Wat Sawang Arom). Luang Por Kong built a school-room to teach the local children. Luang Por Plai’s father thus took him to be educated under the tutelage of Luang Por Kong.
Luang Por Plai
Luang Por Plai had to both work on the farm and go to school, so was not always able to attend school every day, but with great effort and the fact that he was an intelligent child, he managed to advance faster than all the other children in his class.
This made Luang Por Kong of course love him very much for his great effort, and forged a bond between the teacher and the student. When Luang Por Plai reached the age of 20, he then went to Wat Kampaeng and was Ordained by Luang Por Kong himself as Upachaya ordaining Officer, and given the Ordained Surname of ‘Jantasaro’.
Luang Por Plai would help Luang Por Kong to teach the Samaneras and Orphans in the school and help with temple duties, until in the year 2430 BE, Luang Por Kong had reason to disrobe, and Luang Por Plai was asked to become the next Abbot of the temple.
Luang Por Plai continued to teach Samaneras and even visit other temples to teach, and even called in teachers from many different apprenticeship professions to teach the local children abilities that would give them a profession when they grew up, and not have to worry for sustenance.
Below; Buddha-Rupa Inside the Shrine Room of Wat Kampaeng.
Luang Por Plai released his first official edition of the Rian Lor alchemical metal Guru Monk coin amulets in the year 2478 BE, with three main models, as a Pim ha Liam 5 sided amulet, a Roop Khai oval shaped, and a Rian Job rounded arched shape.
Luang Por Plai was known to be possessed with powerful mastery of Wicha Akom, which he had received from Luang Por Kong, which was revealed to be extremely powerful after he began to release his alchemical metal Rian Lor Boran amulets.
In the year 2485 BE, a terrible storm flooded and destroyed the cemetery and funeral installations of the temple, so Luang Por Plai decided to raise funds with the making another edition, of the Rian Lor Boran, and repaired the cemetery, and built new installations.
During the ceremony, it was not possible to light any fireworks, and many devotees found that their guns were not able to shoot. This then made the ceremony legendary for the miraculous Maha Ud Gunstopper Magic for which Luang Por Plai’s amulets are so renowned.
Luang Por Plai passed away in the year 2489 BE. Since his passing, on special occasions of commemoration, an edition of Luang Por Plai amulets is released very rarely at Wat Kampaeng, all of which are highly prized collectors items and reside in the glass cases of personal museums, and around the necks of old local devotees and of course, wealthier collectors.
Presenting a Certificated Authentic Ancient Amulet, and all time Number 1 classic Pra Pid Ta amulet of Luang Por Kaew of Wat Krua Wan (Previously of Wat Pak Tale), in Nuea Pong Jum Rak Sacred Powders with herbal lacquer coating, and the concave indented Pid Ta on rear face.
This Master-Class Old Amulet was Issued with authenticity certificate during the eighth meeting of the Association of Amulets of Siam Thailand on 25th July 2018.
Pra Pid Ta Pra Pid Ta Hlang Baeb Nuea Pong Jum Rak – LP Kaew Wat Krua Wan
LP Kaew built Wat Krua Wan after arriving on Tudong in Chonburi Province, around the year 2365 BE, during the time when Pra Jao Thaksin Maharaj was restoring Siam to freedom from Invaders, and he found the ruins of a temple that had been destroyed during the wartime. It is said that LP Kaew was born as the son of a fisherman family in the year 2337 BE, in the province of Petchburi.
LP Kaew and his famous Pidta of Wat Pak Tale and Wat Krua Wan
After he came of age he ordained as a Samanera and stayed at Wat Pak Tale, until becoming a highly revered monk of the district. After many years, he traveled on Tudong Wanndering and came to pass through the shoreline areas of Chonburi Province, where he stayed in the forest.
The Local folk heard of the monk in the forest, and began to visit. They were filled with faith by LP Kaew’s Dhamma teachings, and he developed a large following, who then assisted him to raise up the temple we know today as Wat Krua Wan. The reason Luang Phu Kaew called the temple ‘Wat Krua Wan’ (also spelled ‘Wat Kruea Wan’), was because there was much Kruea Thao Hlong vines growing around the area of the temple.
An all time Pra Niyom High End Classic Ancient Amulet, renowned for its power and status from Luang Phu Kaew, who first began his legendary of Wat Pak Tale in Petchburi (Later moved to Wat Krua Wan in Chonburi), with certificate of authenticity included issued by the Samakom Song Pra Tae Mueang Siam Association of Amulets of Siam Thailand.
The Pra Pid Ta of Luang Phu Kaew of ancient fame are considered the number one Pidta of all by devotees of the Chonburi Lineage Master Amulet Collector Scene, and also by those devotees of the Petchburi Masters. A Master Class amulet of ultra rarity that is immensely difficult to encounter in the present Era.
Apart from being so highly regarded for their powerful Metta Maha Niyom and Maha Lap, of the highest power of all Pid Ta, the Pid Ta of Luang Phu Kaew are considered to be the top Pra Pid Ta amulet in Thailand, which carries one of the highest prices within its Genre.
This is so highly regarded that when a Pra Pid Ta Luang Phu Kaew changes owners, the new owner will become ‘news’ within the amulet scene (regardless of if it came from when Luang Phu was at Wat Pak Tale, or after he moved to Wat Krua Wan).
This truly ancient amulet is one of the extremely rare amulets of the Pra Niyom Master Class category of Both Petchburi and Chonburi Masters, and has a cult collectorship following in the Wongarn Pra Niyom Sai Chonburi and Sai Petchburi (Chonburi and Petchburi Province High End Collector Scene).
The exclusivity factor of this amulet is indescribably high,and coming from the both Chonburi and Petchburi Provincial Collector scene only serves to evidentiate it as a High Class and Ultra rare Pra Niyom Master Class Amulet of ancient times.
Below; Certificate of authenticity
from the association of amulets of Thailand with registry number 2581
issued in the 2018 Summer Meeting.
The Pra Pid ta Luang Phu Kaew, is known for its power being made from Luang Phu Kaew’s ancient and powerful sacred Muan Sarn. There is a famous tale of the Billionaire Chawapon Rerm Wanich, buying a number of Pra Pid Ta Pim Lek Hlang Riab (plain rear face small model) amulets of Luang Phu Kaew, for a sum of 10 million Baht each (about 350,000$US)!
It is said that the only thing harder to find than the Pid Ta of Luang Phu Kaew, is the Photo of Luang Phu Kaew himself. However, despite these true stories, that some millionaires pay immensely high prices for such amulets, the standard price which true collectors and aficionados consider to be universal ranges between the 1000$ for a less well kept or lesser preferred model with or without certificate, to 11000$ for a top class prizewinner.
Luang Phu Kaew was one of a group of Master Monks who all possessed and practiced the Wicha of making Pra Pid Ta, all of whom are famous names, such as Luang Phu Jeen of Wat Ta Lad, Luang Phu Pu (2351 -2361 BE), Luang Porn Daeng of Wat Ang Sila, and the great Luang Por Plord of Wat Pak Tale, who was the premiere apprentice to Luang Phu Kaew, and famous in his own right for his famous Look Om amulets which he made with the remaining powders inherited from Luang Phu Kaew, as well as adding powders of his other Kroo Ba Ajarn such as Luang Por Tong Sukh’s powders of Luang Phu Iam (Wat Sapan Sung).
Luang Phu Kaew was born around 2337 BE. This is known by devotees who met and worshiped Luang Phu Gaew as he appeared on Tudong wandering in Khao Bandai it district of Petchburi, to escape being asked to become abbot of Wat Pak Tale, as the current abbot had just passed away, and he preferred the forest wandering and meditation, to administration of the worldly aspects of running a temple. Luang Phu Gaew wandered onwards until he came to rest at Khao Luang Temple, and saw it was in total disarray.
He thus rounded up devotees to help and slowly restored the temple to original condition, and the local devotees begged him to be the abbot of Wat Khao Luang. But in the eyes of Luang Phu Kaew, this was tantamount to chasing him away, as he was not inclined to accept limitations on the practices and austerities of Tudong. So Luang Phu Gaew wandered off again and disappeared into the forests on Tudong.
Later after soome years of disappearance and no documentation of his life during those years, he later appeared at Wat Krua Wan, where he stayed, and became the great Master of Wicha Pra Pid Ta of the Chonburi Province who is conbsidered the top number one master of all, despite the absence of a full biography and a lack of knowledge about the full details of his life. His Wicha was passed to great Masters who he was associated with all of whom became Top Masters of Historical Fame in their own Right, with some of the greatest names being his apprentices.
Below; one of the very few photos we have in existence to date of Luang Phu Gaew, which has the date R.S. (Ratanakosin Year) 124 (2449 BE), and his age being 55 years old in this picture.
LP Kaew as he was still at Wat Pak Tale aged 55 years old
Even the world famous Payak Kampant, Sian pra Maestro of the Thai Amulet Society, who released a book with 108 biographies and pictures of Great Master Monks, was not able to include the Biography and Picture of Luang Phu Kaew, due to the rarity.
the Muan Sarn of the amulet, with all the aspects of an ‘Ongk Kroo’ (teacher model to accustom the eyes to the true authentic sacred powder content).
The rear face features the image of the Pra Pid Ta Ongk Pra Buddha embossed in concave. The Muan Sarn of the amulet is clear and easy to appreciate with the eye with no need of an eye loupe or magnifying glass to authenticate. This level of pristine clarity in an amulet of this age and status is so very rare to encounter indeed, making this exhibit a definite ‘Ongk Kroo Masterpiece Version’
This particular exhibit displays all the features necessary for prize winning competition entry, and already possesses a certificate of authenticity from the Samakom Song Pra Tae Mueang Siam.
The front face of the amulet glows with a truly seductive aura of beauty and its surface texture of lacquered Sacred Powders with pure gold leaf have blended to render a truly beautiful example of the Pra Pid Ta Luang Phu Kaew. The features of the Buddha Image with its slender arms and its perfectly detailed relief, full of depth and character, leave the eyes unstrained when authenticating and appreciating its subtle features, and evident age.
True beauty in subtlety, with a sacred muan sarn powder content that assures the wearer of high Puttakun Power and effective Kong Grapan, Klaew Klaad, Metta Mahaniyom, and Maha Lap effect. We behold before us a Master Class authenticated amulet from one of the greatest olden days master sorceror monk, of world class status.
Khun Phaen Niyom Pim Yai Niyom Sao Mee Sen (line beside pillarhead) preferred model in Pim Pised special version, in Nuea Khaw Hniaw Sukh blessed sticky rice with Pong Prai Kumarn powders, Ta Bronze Lae Tong Daeng Dtem Ongk (Bronze and Copper Painted two tone coating), Fang Pla Nga Gae (Hand Carved Ivory Barbfish inserted), with 3 Takrut (2 in front face, 1 in rear face), from the great LP Tim of Wat Laharn Rai.
Khun Phaen 15 2nd Prize Winner with Ivory Fish 3 Takrut LP Tim
This amulet won second prize in competition at the Luead Ban Kaay Luang Phu Tim Amulet Association of Rayong, with certificate, and also comes with a second authenticity certificate from the Siam Amulet Original Society.
This model is a most preferred Pim with expert collectors for the presence of a tiny line to the side of the lotus head of the Pillar (see above close up picture) to the left of the Buddha (our right side), which is only present on a very few of the most preferred Pim, and is considered to be a mark of preference with aficionados.
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An all time classic certificated authentic amulet of the Great Luang Phu Tim Issarigo of Wat Laharn Rai. This item comes with free EMS Shipping included. This Khun Phaen Pi 15 Pim Niyom amulet, is a very well preserved exhibit of a highly sought after Pra Niyom Master Class Amulet, in white powders blessed sticky rice sacred clay fully covered with Bronze Wanich with Tong Daeng, a mixture of golden and copper coating.
The rear face shows a single Takrut in the Base, with a hand carved ancient ivory Pla Tapian hand carved Lucky Barbfish amulet inserted, and the classic fluffy appearance of authentic bronze Wanichcoating, and the rising up of Pong Prai Kumarn powders through the surface of the amulet,
This Pra Khun Phaen comes with the offer of free silver casing if you wish, or free Waterproof Casing. You can also have the amulet encased in solid gold casing (at extra cost) if you prefer, for which we have provided this option in the encasement options.
Below; close up x 12 Macro of the Muan Sarn of the Khun Phaen Prai Kumarn – notice the wonderful two-tone effect of the mixture of Bronze Wanich and Tong Daeng golden and copper coating, which is seen only rarely.
Below; Second Prize Certificate of and confirmation of authenticity in the category of Pra Khun Phaen which have carved amulets inserted in rear face.
This Pim is a Block 2 Pim Yai Niyom in NueaKhaw Hniaw Sukh Pasom Pong Prai Kumarn (Blesséd sticky rice with Kumarn skull powders). An extremely well preserved model, which apart from winning second prize in the Luead Ban Kaay Association Competition on 4th March 2018, has also been examined and authenticated by the Chomrom Pra Tae Mueang Siam Amulet Original Appreciation Society, and given official certification.
The amulet was submitted for certification by registered VIP member Ajarn Spencer Littlewood.
The rear face of the amulet has a beautifully carved ivory Barbfish amulet inserted (a valuable amulet in itself!), with the Sacred Yant Grabork Khwai (5 Dhyani Buddha Yantra) of Luang Phu Tim embossed on the rear face, as is ubiquitous with the Pra Khun Phaen 15 Block Tong Hlueang.
Close up of Muan Sarn of Ivory Tapian Fish in rear face of Khun Phaen LP Tim
The amulet is ‘Ta Bronze Dtem Ongk fully covered with Sai Rae Tong Kam Golden coating, and Sai Rae Tong Daeng Copper Tint, which is a preferred classic model, for its ease of recognition, and immense beauty which arises from the fluffy golden surface texture that can only be found in authentic Pra Khun Phaen Pong Prai Kumarn Luang Phu Tim, and has to date never been able to be convincingly replicated in forgeries.
Below; Macro 12 x Closeups of the Muan Sarn of the Rear face of the amulet
Close up of Muan Sarn of rear face of Khun Phaen LP Tim
This exhibit is in perfectly preserved condition, with extremely clear cut features, and having received second prize in the Luead Ban Kaay association Competition of March 2018. This Pra Khun Phaen Pi 15 in Nuea Khaw Hinaw Sukh Pasom Pong Prai Kumarn powders, with Gold and Copper coating is a very beautiful exhibit indeed, and is only rarely seen. This amulet is widely accepted for presentation in many official competitions. The Front Face has two Takrut inserted either side of the Buddha, and the rear face has two a Takrut Sariga inserted below the Ivory Pla Tapian Fish.
This exhibit is in excellent condition, which under close perusal under the eye loupe reveals the amulet to be made from a base of Nuea Pong Prai Kumarn Powders, With fluffy Pong Prai Kumarn powders risen up through the bronze coating and a noticeable quantity of Khaw Hniaw Sukh blesséd sticky rice, with traces of green Pong Prai Kumarn powders rising up through the Muan sarn Clay. This is a most Powerful Muan Sarn filled with Maha Sanaeh, Maha Lap, Maha Pokasap Metta Maha Niyom.
Visually, this type of sacred clay has a very marbled appearance from the presence of Khaw Hniaw Sukh, and many say that the presence of pieces of Pra Somdej Wat Rakang Kositaram were used in many models, which is what brings the marble like stone appearance of ‘Dtaek Lai Nga (crackled surface effect). Further close observation under the eye loupe reveals true depth and dimension, and is full of the classic characteristics of Pong Prai Kumarn powders present within the Muan sarn clay. And when such an amulet is gold coated, has a highly fluffy textured surface.
Below; another amulet from the same series in Nuea Khaw Pasom Pong Prai Kumarn
Since the confirmation of the reality of the Block 2 Khun Phaen Luang Phu Tim of 2515 BE, this edition has become one of the hottest prospects of the decade. Now is the time to study and collect, for the near and far future will make the Block 2 Edition as Unaffordable as the Block Raek has become in the present day.
In fact, the mainstream high end publications and many of the top entrepreneur collectors are now placing them in their showrooms at ever more highly elevated prices, since their general acceptance has become a reality.
Above and Below you can see the Khun Phaen Pi 15 already appearing in the famous ‘Amata Siam’ publication. Some showrooms are aldready showing prices of $5000 – $7000 for some models of Khun Phaen Pi 15.
Below – another example of a Pra Khun Phaen Block 2, this one being in Nuea Wan Dork Tong
Below; Another example of Khun Phaen 15, this time in Nuea Wan Sabu Luead (Poon Kin Hmak) which was a first prizewinner
It is important to look for the presence of Pong Prai Kumarn within all different types and colours of Muan Sarn sacred powders of Khun Phaen LP Tim, after one has perused the ‘Pim’ (visual design features) as first priority. The Pim (design features) itself is easy to forge with modern cgi, but the Muan Sarn Sacred Clay ingredients can not be affordably replicated in forgeries.
Hence, once one has developed the ability to recognise the edition and block press (pim) with the naked eye and under the eye loupe, the next and more important step, is to examine and confirm the presence of authentic Muan Sarn ingredients within the sacred Clay.
The all-time classic Original Wat Laharn Rai Release of the Sacred Pra Khun Phaen Pong Prai Kumarn of the Great Luang Phu Tim of Wat Laharn Rai is one of the most famous amulets of all time, and highly renowned for its true power to bring prosperity and good business, power of attraction and mercy charm to the wearer.
We guarantee authenticity with this item, as we do with all amulets in our showroom.
The Macro close up pics reveal the true Muan Sarn Powders of Luang Phu Tim, with the presence of Khaw Hniaw Sukh and Pong Prai Kumarn with Sai Rae Tong Kam golden powders.
The reason this amulet became so world famous and popular, even in the time when Luang PhuTim was still alive, is because everybody who owned one, recounted that business and personal success and prosperity had increased constantly and steadily since wearing the amulet. This particular exhibit has pristine features and is ‘Ongk Kroo Doo Ngaay’ – easily identifiable for its classic appearance, with no visual discrepancies, and the evident presence of authentic Muan Sarn of Luang Phu Tim.
The Block Tong Hlueang mold was created after the previous block press mold broke, the ‘Block Hin Meed Gone‘, which was carved from the sharpening stones used by monks to sharpen their razor blades to shave their heads. Block Tong Hlueang is preferred over the Block Hin Meed Gone, and carries a slightly higher price-tag and eminent status to the Block Hin Meed Gone with the Wongarn Pra Niyom Collector Circles. The rear face has double Takrut Sariga inserted into the Yant Grabork Khwai Yantra.
Since recent years, some of the aged looksit of Luang Phu Tim have revealed many unheard of facts about the Pra Khun Phaen Pong Prai Kumarn of Luang Phu Tim, making public knowledge of the many different Pim and Block presses more widespread, and breaking the tight grip monopoly of the ‘Sian Pra Niyom’ Experts.
This and many other conclusive evidence has served to open up the truth and reveal this edition, which has been deliberately, or through oversight hidden by a few powerful monopolists for many decades. The edition has stayed with the local folk, and did not fall into the hands of the speculators, who have controlled the information available about all the many models which were actually made by Luang Phu Tim.
Close up of Muan Sarn of front face of Khun Phaen LP Tim
That era is now over, and the Khun Phaen Pi 15 has taken its rightful position amongst the ranks of Pra Niyom amulets of the Tamniab Official Pantheon of Luang Phu Tim.
Above; Ajarn Pisek of the Glum Anuraks Pra Krueang Luang Phu Tim speaks on National TV to break the News and destroy the Myths about the Pra Khun Phaen Prai Kumarn of Luang Phu Tim (created by Monopolists who only managed to get the 2517 BE edition in their possession, and 1. were unaware of the truth, as well as jealously blocking any editions they did not control, out of greed and prejudice). Luang Phu made other editions throughout the years between 2505 to his passing, with the 2515 BE edition now becoming the most preferred of all, overtaking the 2517 BE ‘Block Raek’ series.
Below; thin line to the side of pillarhead reveals this to be a Pim Niyom Sao Mee Sen Rare Preferred Model.
Ajarn Pisek has broken these myths, by revealing that Luang Phu Tim began to make and distribute Pra Khun Phaen in the year 2493 (Year of the Tiger). He then made his second edition in the year 2505 BE, and continuously distributed them throughout until his passing. But that in truth, the old devotees who grew up around Wat Laharn Rai (including Ajarn Pisek), did not wear the 2517 BE so called Pim Niyom edition, rather, that the true preferred edition of the local devotees who we close to Luang Phu, wear and collect the 2515 BE edition as the most preferred edition.
Below; Ajarn Pisek presents a Khun Phaen Luang Phu Tim Pi 15 amulet to her Majesty Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Prataep Radtana Rachasuda Siam Boroma Rachakumaree
Below; Pra Khun Phaen Pong Prai Kumarn Block Tong Hlueang (Block Sorng Pim Sum Khad) – a rare Pim of the pantheon.
The Block Tong Hlueang was used to press Pra Khun Phaen Pong Prai Kumarn before the block press was given fine tuning, and then also again after having been filed down and carved to a more detailed and subtly styled detail, with the first pressings being known as ‘Long Pim Block Tong Hlueang Gon Dtok Dtaeng’.
The more refined version was then given the name ‘Block Tong Hlueang Hlang Dtok Dtaeng (Niyom)’. The Block Tong Hlueang press is also known by local devotees of the Era as ‘Pim Sum Khad’ or ‘Pim Sao Khad’, and also other names. All of the different names refer to the very same Pim.
Below, rear face features of a Pra Khun Phaen Pong Prai Kumarn Pim Sum Khad (Khun Phaen Block Tong Hlueang/Block 2)
After the true Looksit and current mythbusters have revealed the truth, the most preferred edition is now becoming the 2514-2515 BE (Khun Paen 15). It is said that those who have tried to fake and ride on the back of Luang Phu, to make their riches with lies and fakery, must have their day of reckoning.
Luang Phu Tim is said to have gained stream entry and advanced beyond Sotapanna to become Anagami, and this in itself makes the abuse which has occurred over the years, a serious sin against an Arya Sangha, to try to discredit authentic editions which Luang Phu may have created.The Pra Khun Phaen Pong Prai Kumarn is a preferred choice of both the wise investor and devotee, as well as the perfect choice for those Devotees who seek the immense power of Luang Phu Tim’s now Legendary Pra Khun Phaen Pong Prai Kumarn Pi 15.
Since the confirmation of the reality of various previously undiscovered editions of Khun Phaen Luang Phu Tim, and ‘coming out’ of various Looksit Aek (direct initiates of LP Tim who were involved in the making of the Khun Phaen Prai Kumarn amulets between the years 2505 BE and 2515 BE, the amulet world has been taken by storm, and turned upon its head.
Below; Luang Phu Tim is seen with Ajarn Piarn Wit (left), thirtheenth direct initiate of Luang Phu Tim, during the time around 2514 BE when he was helping Luang Phu as a lay practitioner. Ajarn Piarn Wit and various other direct devotees and initiates of Luang Phu have now come out into Public to reveal the facts, for documentation and confirmation.
The 2515 BE Block 2 series was the first edition to come to light in this revolution, that was undiscovered by the Samakom Pra and the ‘Chang Ga Buay Puttapanich’ commercial monopolists (self claimed ‘experts’), who forced acceptance of only the 2517 BE edition, and demanded the amulet world should only accept the amulets which they themselves possessed to be classified.
One big mistake the Chang Ga Buay Puttapanich and Samakom Pra had made, was to put the name of Ajarn Piarn Wit and Ajarn Sukhothai and other Ajarns such as Ajarn Maeng, into their catalogues and encyclopaedic publications, as being the Ajarns involved in the making of the Khun Phaen Pong Prai Kumarn amulets of Luang Phu Tim. because after the denial of the 2515 BE edition, and statements that Ajarn Piarn Wit was the maker of a later edition in 2517 BE which Luang Phu did not bless were made.
Below; Ajarn Piarn Wit watches Luang Phu Tim perform a blessing on the car of a devotee circa 2514 BE
But then suddenly, Ajarn Piarn Wit came out to speak thorugh this provocation, and provided photographic evidence and official confirmations to show that firstly, Ajarn Piarn Wit was ordained and initiated by Luang Phu Tim in 2514 BE, and assisted in the ,making of the 2515 BE ‘Sao Khad Block 2’ edition with Luang Phu. he provided many pieces of evidence, and the fact that he was already stated to be the 13th direct initiate of Luang Phu Tim and directly involved in the making of the Khun Phaen Pong Prai Kumarn
Above; Video interview conducted by Mor Grit, famous collector of Amulets of Luang Phu Tim, and Talkshow host, inquires with Ajarn Piarn Wit, the 13th direct Initiate of Luang Phu Tim, who ordained with Luang Phu and was one of his close assistants, about the truth of the 2515 BE and earlier editions of Pra Khun Phaen, and receives direct confirmation of the facts, authenticating these editions. he beginning of the video shows photographic evidence of Ajarn Piarn Wit as a young man ordained with Luang Phu, as well as serving him as a Lay Practitioner over the years, helping Luang Phu to make amulets, and serving his needs.
Below Picture; Ajarn Piarn Wit as he was Ordained in his early years, at the side of Luang Phu Tim.
The Samakom Pra were dumbfounded when he came out to confirm the edition which is as good as ‘from the horses mouth’. In video interview with a famous expert and collector and TV star, he called Ajarn Sukhothai, the official expert who first catalogued all the officially accepted Khun Phaen into their respective series block presses, and named them. In the telephone conversation with Ajarn Sukhothai (who can be considered to be amongst the top 3 officially accepted people in the Know), Ajarn Sukhothai confirmed the existence and authenticity of the 2515 edition, and the previous editions which were made between 2505 BE and 2515 BE.
Below; Ajarn Piarn Wit once more walking beside Luang Phu Tim, holding his betel nut and areca tray (Chan Hmak)
Below; Ajarn Piarn Wit reveals the truth of the pressing of the 2515 BE Khun Phaen 15, and that Luang Phu blessed them. He explains that the til now preferred ‘Block Raek supposed ‘first block’ was actually the third block press development, and that the Block Sorng (2nd Block Press), preceded it. Ajarn Piarn Wit confirms the reality of the Khun Phaen 2515 BEwith great sincerity.
Below. examples of Pra Khun Phaen Pong Prai Kumarn from the previous ‘Hin Meed Gone’ razor sharpening stone block press, which after breaking, was superceded by the Block Tong Hlueang Brass Block Press.
Below; Ajarn Piarn Wit Seated once more at the side of Luang Phu Tim, as one of his close ‘Looksit Aek’ direct initiate apprentices.
Below; Pra Khun Phaen Sum Khad/Sao Khad (Pra Khun Phaen Block 2)
Below; Mr Chui, direct grandson and initiate of Luang Phu Tim, confirms the reality of the Block 2 Sereies, blessed by Luang Phu Tim. The beginning of the video shows Mr Chui as a Samanera Monk at the side of Luang Phu Tim’s corpse at the time of his death.
Below is an example of a Block 2 Pim Yai from a famous Amulet Auctioneer Magazine in Nuea Chompoo from some years ago now, which auctioned for 65,000 Thai baht (Roughly 1950$ US) – the Pi 15 amulets have already quadrupled the below price in various auction rooms and shows.
Below; some more examples of the Pra Khun Phaen Pong Prai Kumarn – these belonging to the Block Hin Meed Gone amulet, in a Samakom Pra amulet appreciation society encyclopedia. The block hin meed gone series preceded the block tong hlueang and was less refined, and was superceded by the block tong hlueang after the block hin meed gone broke. The block tong hlueang was then refined further, separating the two versions of the brass block mold into ‘Gorn Dtok Dtaeng’ (before refinement) and ‘Hlang Dtok Dtaeng’ (after further refinement – these are ‘Pim Niyom’ most preferred).
The Muan Sarn Sacred Powders of the Khun Phaen Pong Prai Kumarn Luang Phu Tim, are renowned for their power, made from the skullbone of a Hoeng Prai.
Luang Phu Tim’s Pra Khun Phaen Pong Prai Kumarn, Pim Yai, and Pim Lek amulets are amongst the rarest and most highly sought after amulets in Thailand, and are very difficult to encounter, due to having been made in small number editions, which is nowhere near enough to provide for the masses of devotees around the world who seek such an amulet as this.
One can see a very fluffy and rich texture to the Sai Rae golden coating on the surface of the amulet, in reaction with the Muan Sarn Sacred Powders. It is a part of the amulet appreciation society expert’s method of authentication to examine and study the appearance of how the Sai Rae Tong develops in surface texture, tonality and porosity of the surface, as well as the appearance of Luang Phu Tim’s famous Pong Prai Kumarn which rises up and through the surface.
We ourselves feel that all of Luang Phu Tim’s amulets are equally Sacred and Powerful in their own way, regardless of which edition or which temple he blessed them at, but we do, as do all Amulet Appreciation Fanatics, recognise the categories of preference within the hierarchies of different editions, which is for us one of the more subtle and fascinating parts of the study of high end amulets within the collector scene, and part of the fine art of learning how to recognise and value Sacred Amulets of High Preference and Rarity.
The Pra Khun Phaen Pong Prai Kumarn Luang Phu Tim amulet, has has been one of the most popular amulets in the whole Pantheon of Thai Buddhist Amulets of the last century, and of all time, and is now almost impossible to encounter commonly anywhere in any amulet emporium, except for the most elite showrooms, and at elevated prices.
The Sacredness of the Pra Khun Phaen Pong Prai Kumarn is legendary and unquestioned in Thailand, and its magical power is commonly accepted by all. The Muan Sarn Sacred Powders of the Pra Khun Phaen Pong Prai Kumarn are considered to be amongst the most powerful powders to empower amulets in existence.
This amulet is a wonderful opportunity for devotees who seek the true power of a world class amulet from a world class edition, and a wonderful Ongk Kroo reference study exhibit to peruse under the eye loupe. The amulet is a perfect and authentic study material, to train the eyes as to the appearance of the Muan Sarn and Surface textures of the Classic amulets of Luang Phu Tim Hence, the amulet is also a perfect ‘Ongk Kroo’ reference study material for students of the Pantheon, and will increase your chances of spotting an essential rarity at the right price, and without danger of risking a fakery.
We highly recommend this amulet as a sound investment and an extremely rare opportunity to obtain and be the proud owner of an authentic Wat Laharn Rai release model of the Eternal Classic Pra Khun Phaen Pong Prai Kumarn 2515 BE, of Luang Phu Tim.
A highly attractive and rare Sacred Amulet, that is truly Powerful and stands as the Master Class Amulet of its Category, and is considered a Most Highly Prized addition to any Master Class Collector’s Showcase, and more importantly, is a most powerful amulet to possess for Bucha, and receive its Blessings, which History has proved time and time again to be one of the most powerful and famous amulets in Thai Amulet History.
The making of the Muan Sarn Sacred Pong Prai Kumarn powders Luang Phu Tim, came from the Wicha which Luang Phu had inherited through apprenticeship form one of his high Kroo Ba Ajarn, Kroo Ba Sangkh Tao, who was also his true Uncle. Part of the formula included Pong Prai Maha Phuudt, which was made from the Skull of a male Kumarn who died in the Womb, and who died on a Saturday and was cremated on a Tuesday. This is part of the ancient Khmer Necromantic Formula for Authentic Powerful Prai Occult Magic, as practiced in Ancient Times. It is said that Pra Kroo Sangkh Tao’s Wicha Akom was so powerful that when he spat on the floor, the floor would crack where his spit would fall.
Due to the fact that Monks are not allowed to seek and find this Sacred and Extremely Powerful Necromantic Substance, Luang Phu would perform Korb Kroo Initiation for protection against Black Magic and the Phuudtaa Spirit Phantoms, so they could go forth to seek and find the substances to donate to him for the making of the Pong Prai Kumarn.
The Initiated Lay Devotees and Apprentices to his sorcery, would then wait for the news of the right circumstances of death of Kumarn Ghosts, and go out to collect the substances and prepare them as instructed with the Wicha. They would seek the permission of the relatives of the dead, to obtain the substances to enable the ghosts of the deceased to receive merits to free them from their Karmic residues by donation of their mortal remains to be made into amulets.
Below; pages from an encyclopaedic publication from the amulet appreciation society which defines a list of amulets which Luang Phu Tim blessed during his life, and which confirms the Block 2 series to be within his ‘Tamniab’ pantheon of amulets, and authentically blessed by LP Tim during his lifetime. This is in contrary to false rumors which were spread years ago, which caused the series to be ignored for decades until the information finally surfaced and was brought to light.
As a result, the Block 2 series is not one of the hottest topics of the amulet scene in the present era, and immense furor has arisen, raising the interest of devotees around the nation and further afield in foreign shores. This of course will result in a repeat experience of gradual depletion, as the collectors race to obtain and keep the amulets for their own collections and for Bucha.
They would receive the ceremonial ritual liberation of their souls from Luang Phu Tim, who would speak with the spirits of the dead to receive their acknowledgement for the process of transformation through the Nibbana Sutra, and the Muan Sarn would then be prepared according to the Dtamra Saiyasart of Necromancy, to make the Pong Prai Kumarn.
Luang Phu instructed his apprentices and the relatives of the Funerals to take care not to incinerate the whole skeleton, but to keep the skulls to bring to Luang Phu to use them for the making of the Pong Prai Kumarn. This is one of the reasons why his Pong Prai Kumarn is so powerful, because it does not contain the skeleton bone powders, rather, only those of the skulls.
As a result, Luang Phu Tim’s Pong Prai Kumarn has been recorded by experience of devotees to posses the highest Maha Pokasap Power of all Pong Prai Kumarn ever made, with Immense Metta Maha Niyom and Klaew Klaad Power, to induce Mercy Charm, Attract Lucky Fortunes (e.g. Lottery Winnings), and to Protect from Deadly Accidents and Disasters.
Luang Phu Tim Isarago, is of course not only one of the most highly acclaimed and sought after Guru Monks for his amulets, he is the holder of the highest esteem in Thai Buddhist amulet history for Pong Prai Kumarn powders. Luang Phu Tim, is Internationally Acclaimed, for his famous Pra Khun Phaen Pong Prai Kumarn, and Look Om powder balls. As to the classic ‘Rian’ type coin image amulets which have become all time favourites, and eternally, world famous classic amulets of the high end variety. His rian Jaroen Porn, and Rian Nakprok Paed Rorp are amongst the most highly sought after coin amulets of all.
Since his passing, his devotees and apprenticed monks, have now become the world’s top living masters for the making of Pra Khun Phaen Pong Pra Kumarn, and literally dozens of encyclopaedic books, have been printed, documenting both this great master monk, and his classic amulets of high esteem.
Buddhist monk coins with his image and others with Buddha images and other deities and imagery are amongst the most highly collected amulets and most expensive of all of the great Luang Phu Tim. He has various direct lineage apprentices, Who are continuing to progress and spread his most powerful and world-famous Wicha.
Of all of these masters, certainly the most famous, preferred and highly respected Looksit, was Luang Por Sakorn, of Wat Nong Grub, who is also now deceased, and whose amulets are fast becoming just as highly sought after.
In second place one could possibly estimate the great Luang Phu Sin, of Wat Laharn Yai, and in third place, possibly, Pra Ajarn Somkid, of Wat Beung Tata (Rayong).
The ‘Hlak Pijarona’ (criteria of examination and authentication) of tje Pra Khun Phaen 2515 Block 2 Series amulets have served to change the standards of how authentication of a true Pra Khun Phaen Pong Prai Kumarn Luang Phu Tim is confirmed, because of the extensively varied number of different versions with varied Muan Sarn Sacred Powders and different kinds of textures found in each model of this series;
In the old days, when only certain models were documented and accepted, the experts would gaze at the Pim Song (block press details and features of design) to authenticate, and would never examine the Muan Sarn Sacred Powders if the Pim Song did not fit within the rigid criteria of design details.
But now, it has become clear that because there are many more different versions than previously conceived, the true criteria to use for authentication of the Pra Khun Phaen Luang Phu Tim is to look at the Muan Sarn Sacred Powder clay and its inner content, and textures, which can not be replicated by forgers once you know how the true appearance of the Muan Sarn Sacred Powders should be, and are a much more certain method of confirmation.
Below; A close up super-macro of the Muan Sarn Sacred Powders of the Pim Lek amulet in rear face of the Pra Khun Phaen Pong Prai Kumarn 2515 BE Nuea Khaw Ta Bronze Fang Pra Pong amulet, revealing the inimitable properties of authentic Muan Sarn Sacred Powders of Luang Phu Tim.
Pra Pong Roop Muean Luang Phu Moon Wat Ban Jan first edition Nuea Wan 108 Pasom Gesa, and old and classic amulet of the Great LP Moon. For Fans of Luang Phu Moon, OId Amulets Blog presents you with a special 10% Discount Coupon Code for our readers at Old Amulets (Just keep reading to find the coupon code), for the Classic Pong Roop Muean LP Moon Sacred Powder Amulet of Master Class Status, of the Great LP Moon’of Wat Ban Jan, Featured in Volume One of the Encyclopaedic Works of amulets of LP Moon
The Pra Pong Roop Muean Luang Phu Moon Pim Nang Dtang 1st edition amulet of Luang Phu Moon was blessed in the Jaroen Lap series, at Wat Pha Nong Lom in Sra Gaew, and is highly renowned old sacred powder amulet believed to be immensely powerful, for the use of a high concentration of Sacred Muan Sarn Powders used in their making, Luang Phu’s Blessings, and for their rarity, being equally rare to find as many of his famous coin amulets. This edition commemorated Luang Phu Moon’s 105th Year of Life.
Pra Pong Roop Muean Nang Dtang 1st Edition LP Hmun 2542 BE
The front face features the image of Luang Phu Moon seated on a Tammas Dais with the words ‘Luang Phu Moon Titdtasilo’ on the base of the Tammas Dais. This series of amulets were placed for blessing in the same Buddha Abhiseka Ceremony held for the ‘Jaroen Lap’ edition, with not only Luang Phu Moon present to perform empowerment and blessings, but also a number of other Great Master Monks. This edition also featured the extremely famous and highly priced Rian Moon Ngern Moon Tong Guru Monk Coin, also released at Wat Pha Nong Lom
Pra Pong Roop Muean Nang Dtang Featured in the first of a two volume encyclopaedic pantheon of the amulets of Luang Phu Moon Tithasilo, of Wat Ban Jan
Close Up Macro of Muan Sarn Powders of Roop Muean Nang Dtang LP Moon Wat Ban Jan
The rear face of the amulet features a Sacred Na and the words ‘Wat Pha Nong Lom’ embossed on the top, with the words ‘Amphoe Wattana Nakorn Jangwat Sra Gaew’ on the sides of the rear face.
Close Up Macro of Upper Front Section of Muan Sarn Powders of Roop Muean Nang Dtang LP Moon Wat Ban Jan
The amulets can be found to possess tonal color differences in their appearance, ranging from yellowish beige to light gray, depending on each individual amulet.More than 108 types of Sacred Herbs and Pong Chan Hmak betel-areca of Luang Phu was added to the Sacred Clay. Some exhibits can be found to have a piece of Jivara roba attached or with some of Luang Phu’s Hair affixed to the surface. Some special versions were made with gold Takrut, twin Takrut, and gold leaf pasted, in Gammagarn series limited numbers.
Close up of the Muan Sarn Powders of the Central Front Section of the Front Face of the amulet
The Muan Sarn clay itself has plenty of Luang Phu’s hairs (Gesa) in the admixture which Luang Phu Moon had collected ever since his days traveling on Tudong forest wandering. Most exhibits are found in a whitish-brown (beige) colour, which can vary in lighter and darker tones, and in light grayish colour. Some rare exhibits have Kraap Nam Wan (stains from herbal tincture) applied to parts of the surface. The amulets are found in both thin and thicker pressed versions.
Close up of the Muan Sarn Powders of the Dais on the Lower Front Section of the Front Face of the Pra Pong Roop Muean LP Moon
The Pong Roop Muean Jaroen Lap Nuea Wan 108 Pasom Gesa Amulet is a top preferred amulet of Luang Phu Moon Tidtasīlō, which was blessed in the Pra Kring Jaroen Lap Edition Blessing Ceremony, and which gained great fame due to a multitude of reports of miraculous successes and life saving miracles from devotees who wore the amulet, making it one of the great popular amulets of all time of Luang Phu Moon, for miraculous powers. The Piti Tae Tong Casting was performed on the 30th October 2542 BE, The Buddha Abhiseka Blessing for the amulets was performed on the 31st October in the year 2542 BE at Wat Ban Jan with Meditative Empowerment.
Close Up Macro of Muan Sarn Powders of Roop Muean Nang Dtang LP Moon Wat Ban Jan
The Edition included the following amulets;
Roop Lor Loi Ongk Tong Hlueang Rom Dam – Loi Ongk Statuette in Sacred Brass with blackened finish
Pra Pong Roop Muean Nang Dtang – Muan Sarn Sacred Powders amulet
Pra Pong Pid Ta – Muan Sarn Sacred Powders amulet
Rian Moon Ngern Moon Tong Guru Monk Coin (Made in Nuea Ngern and Nuea Tong Daeng/Tong Daeng Rom Dam Prakam 19 Met, with a very few made attached to 7 coloured cord with Takrut, and in Nuea Tong daeng/Tong Daeng Rom Dam 18 Met). Very few solid gold coins were made to order, with 500 coins madse in Nuea Ngern (silver), and 10,000 coins were made in Nuea Tong Daeng (plus a few extra made for attachment to 7 coloured cord with Takrut which were not counted).
Thung Pokasap Jaroen Lap 999 Larn Treasure Purse
Pra Somdej Hlang Yant Hmeuk Run Raek – First edition Somdej Muan Sarn Sacred Powders amulet with ink stamp on rear face
Rian Arm Narai Song Krut Guru Monk Shield Coin amulet with Vishnu Avatar Riding Garuda Bird on rear face. Of a total of 10,000 amulets pressed and cast, 2000 of them were given the special code ‘Ma’ limited edition stamp for special release after a second blessing ceremony at Wat Nong Lom. 7500 Coins were given the code ‘Na’ stamp and released at Wat Sutat temple, and a further 500 coins were not given any code stamp at all (for release directly at Wat Ban Jan).
Below; Sacred Unalome embossed in the Muan Sarn Clay of rear face
Below; news article about the Jaroen Lap edition (105 years Luang Phu Moon), with the Pra Pong Roop Muean Luang Phu Moon Thithasilo Wat Ban Jan visibly included.
News Article Jaroen Lap Edition amulets
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Luang Phu Moon was a Maha Thaera Guru Monk of great age and who received Great reverence and Respect from the people of Tambon Jan for his Diligence and Purity in practicing the Vinaya as a Buddhist Monk.
Front Cover of first of a two volume encyclopaedic pantheon of the amulets of Luang Phu Moon Tithasilo
His predictions and instructions for ceremonial empowerment of amulets after his physical death, have been followed to the letter since his passing, for he gave special instructions to inform as to when and how he would return with his spiritual presence to empower amulets posthumously.
The Miracle Powers of Luang Phu Moon are Legendary, with so many stories of Miraculous events related to this Monk, who has seen the Reign of Five Kings in his Lifetime. Luang Phu Moon’s amulets are now very hard to come across, and carry mid-elevated price ranges, having entered the annals of Pra Niyom High End Master Class Category within all amulet associations and fanclubs.
His amulets are becoming very rare, and prices have risen constantly since his passing, snapped up by the inner circle of devotees and collectors, who know about the attainments of this Monk, and that there are severe reasons to believe that he may have been an Arahant. His amulets are eminent members in the annals of the Classics.
Luang Phu Moon Tidtasīlō Ma A U Luang Phu Moon Tidtasīlō U A Ma
Kata Bucha Luang Phu Moon
Dtua Gū Lūk Pra Putta Ongk Krū Sit Tudong Ong Āj Mai Bpramāt Krū Pob Roi Gom Dū Jer Krū Grāb Hwai
The word ‘Moon’ means to turn and increase (revolve). Luang Phu Moon always foretold that those who Bucha his amulets, would turn their luck and fortunes around, and increase their Business Success. He also foretold that those who Bucha his amulets will be protected from ‘Dtaay Hoeng (premature deadly accidents), and that the Devas will Protect the wearer of his amulets.
Bucha to Luang Phu Moon, should be performed on a Thursday, and should include offerings of; 16 Incense stick, 2 candles (lit), white flowers, or one puang malai garland. Hmak Plū Betel-Areca Nut with chewing paste (5 or 16 portions), a glass of sweet drink such as fizzy drinks, one roasted catfish, some rice or sticky rice, or fermented rice, or even steamed rice pudding.
This amulet is an extreme rarity and is in pristine condition and highly eligible for show in competition. Considered extremely powerful protection and prosperity magic from this legendary miracle monk, and one of the most well known amulets of his pantheon. A true Pra Niyom amulet of Master Class, for devotees and aficionados of Luang Phu Moon Tidtasīlo’s amulets, to treasure and wear with confidence of safety and good fortune
Luang Phu Moon is renowned for having stated some Mysterious things;
Dtua Gū Bpen 1 Bor Bpen 2 Nai Phaen Din Nī (there is only one of me in this land)
Dtua Gū Bpen Hlek (i am made of iron)
Dtab Gū Bpen Tong Daeng (my liver is made of copper)
Phao Dtua Gū Bor Mī Hmai (in cremation, my body will not burn).
The Kata Bucha for Luang Phu Moon Wat Ban Jan Tutorial is available as an MP4 download after purchase from within the downloads/files section of your account in the sales tab if you buy this amulet through us from our afilliates at Thailand Amulet.
A Most sacred and rare Old Guru Monk Amulet in fine Muan Sarn Powders, of the Luang Phu Moon Pantheon which no true devotee or collector should be without.
The Pra Pid Ta of the temple of Wat Sapan Sung are known for their powerful magic, with 4 Generations of Great Master Monks as Abbots continuing the Dtamra of Pra Pid Ta amulet making, which consists of one of the most complex methods of making sacred powders in the Dtamra Saiyasart Ancient Grimoire of Sorcery. Luang Phu Glin was thr first inheritor of the Dtamra to receive the Wicha Pra Pid Ta directly from Luang Phu Iam, which was soon after also passed on to Luang Por Tong Sukh. The Pra Pid Ta of Luang Phu Glin are considered equally powerful to those of his Mentor Luang Phu Iam, because during that time when LP Glin was making the amulets, he would always invite Luang Phu Iam to assist in the empowerment of the amulets, which means that both masters performed blessings in the Luang Phu Glin Series of Amulets.
Pra Pid Ta Pim Chalud Yai LP Glin Wat Sapan Sung
The Pra Pid Ta Wat of Sapan Sung Temple, is a Dtamra (legendary series) that spans over various generations of abbots, all of whom have managed to gain equal fame and high repute for their Pra Pid Ta amulets, all of which preserve the style and methods of the original Wicha made so famous by Luang Phu Iam. All editions of Pra Pid Ta Wat Sapan Sung are highly sought after. and seen as preferred Master Class category amulets (Pra Niyom), regardless from which Master they came from. Luang Phu Iam Passed away in 2439 BE, leaving Luang Phu Glin as the new abbot and caretaker of the temple
Pra Pid Ta Wat sapan Sung Pim Chalud Yai Long Rak Daeng Luang Phu Glin
It is known that Luang Phu Glin, one of the Great Masters of the Wicha Pra Pid Ta Wat Sapan Sung, was allergic to Lacquer, and so his versions never had lacquer on them and were pure powders. His devotees would then have them treated with lacquer of their own accord after receiving the amulet, and also sometimes the Samanera Novice Monks would help and perform the task of lacquering the amulets
his successor Luang Por Tong Sukh and his predecessor Luang Phu Iam however, would more often than not dip the Pra Pid Ta in lacquer as a protective layer themselves.
All masters have followed the same design and method of lacquering, resulting in the amulets of each master being very similar in design, and mostly can only be differentiated by estimation of the age of the lacquer and Muan Sarn Sacred Powders in order to determine which Generation of Master the amulet came from.
Early era miniature size Twin Takrut Sariga (Koo) in Nuea Tong Daeng Sacred Copper, from the Great Luang Phu Tim of Wat Laharn Rai. The Takrut is an extremely difficult amulet to encounter in the present day, and highly renowned for its powerful Metta Mahaniyom Mercy Charm, Seductive Speech Influence, Power of Attraction and even Protective Magic
Takrut Sariga Koo Nuea Tong Daeng Luang Phu Tim Issarigo
The Takrut Sariga Koo of LP Tim is an amulet of legendary proportions within the pantheon, which has gained immense fame for the fact that he how has faith in Luang Phu and wears the Takrut Sariga, is bound to experience success and advancement in wealth, professional status and increase happiness in life.
Amulet Encyclopaedia of Luang Phu Tim Issarigo
This legend has come from the vast number of devotees who almost all say that since they owned an amulet of Luang Phu Tim, their lives changed for the better in rapid fashion, and then continued to improve on a constant basis.
The historical documentation of the Takrut Sariga of Luang Phu Tim records that the archbishop of Rayong invited four of the Greatest Monks of the Province, to make Takrut Sariga, each according to their own personal methods, which were all then placed together into a monks alms-bowl filled with prayer water, and each of the four monks then sat in meditation one by one, and empowered them with their psychic powers, and bestow their blessings continuously until the Takrut floated up from the bottom, to the surface of the holy water within the almsbowl of their own miraculous accord.
The first two Masters who sat to perform empowerment, were not able to make the Takrut rise up and float miraculously. The third Master who sat to empower was Luang Por Horm, of Wat Sak Hmak, who sat for an incredibly long time trying to make the Takrut float in the air, but was also unable to make the Takrut float.
The archbishop saw that there was still no success with his mission to empower with miraculous events, and called the fourth and final Master to come and attempt the feat. This fourth Master was of course, Luang Phu Tim Issarigo, of Wat Laharn Rai. Luang Phu came and sat before the almsbowl and entered into meditation….
Within only a few minutes of Luang Phu Tim sitting in meditation, the holy prayer water in the almsbowl began to form into a whirlpool, and the one of the Takrut began to float up towards the surface of the holy water within the almsbowl. Luang Por Horm was watching, but was not yet convinced that Luang Phu Tim had succeeded, and so asked Luang Phu Tim to continue and see if he could make the Takrut race around the circular edge of the almsbowl on the surface of the water, and said that if he managed it, he would offer his reverence to Luang Phu Tim.
Luang Phu Tim then stared at the Takrut which floated on the surface, and immediately, the Takrut began to revolve rapidly around the circular edge of the alms-bowl. All of those present including the other three Masters were astonished to witness this miraculous event, and the rumours of the event spread rapidly throughout the land.
It was from this point onwards the the name of Luang Phu Tim began to gain National Fame, and overtake the popularity of the other Masters of Chonburi and Rayong who were previously much more famous and preferred, such as Luang Por Horm of Wat Sak Hmak, or Luang Por Chern. This was the first event which brought Luang Phu Tim’s inimitable powers to public knowledge and paved the way for his great trajectory to become one of the greatest Masters in all recorded history of Thai Amulets.
When Luang Phu Tim would make Takrut Sariga, he would always seek out and choose the most appropriate astrological alignments for the day of empowerment, which always had to be on a Monday. He would prepare mostly copper Yantra Foils and sometimes Brass, Silver, Aluminium, Lead or even Gold foils, and cut them into tiny pieces, and then inscribe them and empower them only on Mondays. He would enter Meditation and begin to chant the Ongarn Kroo Master Spell in its full compendium of Incantations, until he could hear the sound of Sariga Birds on the Astral Plane, where the dimension of the Himapant Forest lies, which is the land of the Sariga Bird and other denizens, such as the Rachasri, Hongsa and other animal Deities.
When he would become able to hear the sound of the Sariga Birds he would begin the inscription of the Yant Sariga. He would only be able to make a limited number of Takrut in the space of one day, not more than 100 per session, because the Wicha demands that the Takrut must be completed before mid-day, otherwise the power will not remain within them. So he would always stop to make them when mid-day approached.
The Takrut Sariga of Luang Phu Tim is famed for its powerful Metta Maha Niyom Maha Sanaeh Maha Hlong magic to seduce, enchant, and induce helpfulness in the hearts of others.
The Nok Sariga (or, ‘Salika’) is a Golden Tongued Heavenly Bird which is attributed with immense Metta Mahaniyom and Maha Sanaeh qualities, and is along with the Hongsa, one of the Best Devas to seek assistance in ‘Jerajaa’ Magic (convincing speech).
Jerajaa means ‘Discussion’. The Golden Tongued Sariga bird enchants and charms the listeners of he who possesses the Wicha, bringing a hypnotic and charming effect, to influence and convince, making people see things your way. Good Business is to be expected with the Sariga.
Magpies are known for their tendency to pick up shiny glittering objects, such as jewelry, and whisk them away to their nests, ad hoard them. This is no different when it comes to the tendencies of the Celestial Magpie, who is indeed just as attracted to treasures as any Magpie. The Wicha Sariga is a very popular type of magic with shopkeepers, and traveling salespersons.
A fascinating old amulet from circa 2500 BE made using origami like sacred geometry to create a lucky barbfish (Pla Tapian),for wealth attraction, good business and mercy charm. from Olden Days Master Monk LP Rian of Wat Bang Rahoeng.
In Thai Buddhism, the Civara Robe of a Buddhist Monk or a Guru Master is considered an extremely sacred blessing and devotees often ask their chosen Gurus (Kroo Ba Ajarn), for a piece of robe to pray to and be connected to their Guru Spiritually. The Robe itself is the fear of all Demons and Maras, and is hence a protection agains Black Magic too. An extremely rare and pristinely kept Pla Tapian origami Yantra spell woven from Jivara Monks Robes, in the form of a lucky Barbfish for Business Prosperity and Auspicious Blessings in the Household, one of the classic preferred amulets of the pantheon of Luang Phu Rian, Gaeji Ajarn Master Monk of Wat Bang Rahoeng, in Nontaburi.
Pla Tapian are extremely recommendable for Merchants, Salespersons and Business Owners, for their ability to increase good commerce and attract customers. One can see Pla Tapian fish talismans hanging in shops and places of business, market stalls and floating markets all over Thailand, which is a popular Animist Charm that has been used for many Centuries if not thousands of years. Some people keep them singly as an amulet or Bucha Item, others like to keep them in pairs (Pla Tapian Koo), and some Masters make them in both single and twin pair forms, the paired forms sometimes being silvered and gold in colour (Pla Tapian Ko Ngern-Tong)
The Pla Tapian Koo of Luang Phu Rian is famed for its Maha Lap Lucky Fortunes, Kaa Khaay Magic for increased Business Sales and Maha Pokasap Power to accumulate treasured possessions. The Pla Tapian Koo of Luang Pu Rian is one of the eminent and world famous members of the Tamniab Pra Niyom of the Samakom Pra Krueang Thai, in the category of Krueang Rang Talismanic Charms, as well as in the Category of ‘Pra Kanajarn Nontaburi’ (Nontaburi Province) Guru Monk amulets.
The Pla Tapian has been formed using the Jivara robe of LP Rian, with Origami style knotwork resulting in the beautiful Pla Tapian we see before us. the incantations of the Kata Riak Tat See calling of the 4 elements, Kata Hnun Tat 4 turning of the 4 elements and the Kata Pluk Tat See Invocation and Ranimation of the 4 elements in three dimensional reality. The Kata Akarn 32 was performed to invoke life into the inanimate form of the Pla Tapian barbfish
The Pla Tapian Koo spell is both Maha Lap Wealthy Fortunes Magic, Kaa Khaay for Good Business, and also Maha Sanaeh and Metta Mahaniyom Seductive Mercy Charm, which attracts customers and even the opposite sex. Prosperity and Fertility are hence both powerful forces within the Pla Tapian amulet.
Luang Phu Rian of Wat Bang Rahoeng
Luang Phu Rian was extremely famous for his Takrut, Bia Gae, and Pla Tapian Koo fish amulets, and his Monk Coins. He was especially favoured for his Pla Tapian lucky fish, which he would make in Origami style fashion from folded silver Yantra Foils. Luang phu Rian was also highly reputed for his Bailan parchment scroll spells, with porotective powers.
The Pla Tapian Koo, is along with the famous Takrut Bailan Pitsamorn, one of Luang Phu Rian’s most popular amulets from his large repository of Wicha, and is a very rare artifact to encounter in the present day and age. Highly regarded for its powerful Mercy Charm and Power to Attract of Prosperity. The Pla Tapian amulets have also become famous over the decades for their ability to bring people out of poverty and lead them to success. Very popular with small traders, market salespersons and also with large business establishments. Thai-Chinese Folk are also very reverent of the Pla Tapian Koo silver-goldfish Animist charm. Use to hang or place in a frame or wear in your place of business and your pleasure haunts too, to attract customers, admirers, employers and helpfulness.
One can easily say that the Pla Tapian Animist Charm Yantra Foil spell of Luang Phu Rian, is an all time Classic Pra Niyom amulet of great fame and esteem, and an amulet that most fans of ancient amulets will have heard of more than once. It is not possible to spend years studying, loving and collecting amulets withough encountering mention opf Luang Phu Rian and his Takrut Pitsamorn. In short, an extremely well known amulet, that is very rare to find, but very much desired.
Pla Tapian is a Sacred Fish that appears in Vedic legends. Pla Tapian are seen as very lucky fish and are related to a story about the Sacred bird Nok Garawaek, in a story where the Ruesi in the Deva world sent a Garawaek bird to retrieve a magical tome from a Pla Tapian fish. Pla Tapian have been used as lucky charms since centures by both Thai and Chinese people.
Kata Pla Tapian
Sappae Chanaa Pahu Chanaa Prahma Sivang Namaa Mi Hang Ehi Jidtang Biyang Ma Ma
Sappae Chanaa Pahu Chanaa Biyaa Yandti Aakaj Cheuya Aakaj Chaahi Aehi Aehi Jidt Dtang Bpiyang Ma Ma
Luang Phu Rian tells of his discovery of his Wicha Kong Grapan Chadtri Klaew Klaad, when he was still a young boy. he was with six of his friends, who decided to go and chase off a group of twenty workers who had come from another province to harvest rice in the fields. So Luang Phu Rian cast some spells to make his gang invincible, and they set out to find the strangers. It turned out that, despite being only seven of them, they managed to chase off the twenty strangers even though they were attacked with large knives and were outnumbered, and that nobody had a scratch on them, even though their shirts were full of rips and holes from the knives of their enemies. He then realised that he possessed powerful magic when he cast spells, and decided to use his powers to develop Wicha.
Luang Phu Rian was Ordained into the Sangha on 1st July in the year 2470 BE, at Wat Khwan Mueang in Bang Grang, Nontaburi, with Pra Kroo Chum of Wat Pracha Rangsan as his Upachaya Ordaining Officer.
After his Ordination, he went to study in Khon Kaen, and became very well studied and proficient in Dhamma, and attained his Masters Degree. After he received his Masters’ Degree, he traveled back to stay at Wat Khwan Mueang. After some time he decided to begin the practice of Tudong Solitary Forest Wandering, to meditate and practice Vipassana Kammathana Mindfulness methods in the forests and mountain caves.
Luang Phu Rian met a number of great Kroo Ba Ajarn with powerful Wicha, who bestowed their secrets upon him. He masters a great many Wicha, including his mysterious Takrut Pitsamorn. Luang Phu would distribute the Takrut to devotees whenever he would attend Buddhist Ceremonies and Blessings. Luang Phu was always invited to amulet blessing ceremonies to assist with his empowerments, along with his peers of the time. He was most often seen present with other colleagues who were great masters of the time, such as Luang Phu To of Wat Pradoo Chimplee, Luang Por Tong Yoo of Wat Mai Nong Pa Ong, Luang Phu Say of Wat Bang Rak Yai, and Luang Por Sud of Wat Ka Long.
Amulets of Luang Phu Rian
The most preferred and sought after amulets of Luang Phu Rian were his Takrut, especially his Takrut Pitsamorn, which became famous after he gave one to a young child to hand round his neck, and the child fell into the river which had a very strong current, but did not drown. His Takrut Tone are renowned for their Kong Grapan Chadtri power after a devotee was shot at point blank range repeatedly, and the devotee’s skin was not pierced, but his shirt was full of bulletholes.
The Takrut Jakkapat of Luang Phu Rian became very famous after a Malaysian Devotee who wore one was attacked by somebody with a long sharp rubber tree cutting knife. The devotee’s shirt was ripped to shreds from the blade, but his skin was completely unharmed. It was stories like these which caused Luang Phu Rians many forms of Takrut amulets to become talked about around Thailand and Southeast Asia. Amongst his most famous Wicha takrut are the following’ Takrut Tone, 2. Takrut Pitsamorn Lek, 3. Takrut Pistamorn 19, 4. Takrut Klaew Klaad, 5. Takrut Sariga, 6. Takrut Jakkapat, 7. Takrut Sam Kasat, 8. Takrut Maha Ud, 9. Takrut Pokasap, 10. Takrut Hua Jai 108
Other famous amulets of Luang Phu Rian are; 1. Pra Kring – Chaiyawat 2523 BE, 2. Pra Kring – Chaiyawat 2527 BE, 3. Pra Roop Muean 2522, and 2527 BE, 4. 1st Edition Coin (Rian Run Raek) 2516 BE, 5. 2nd Edition Coin (Rian Run Sorng) 2521 BE, 3rd and 4th Edition Coin (Rian Run Sam, Run See), 5. Pra Nakprok Bai Makham 2528 BE, 6. Fifth (and final) Edition Coin (Rian Run Sud Tai) 2531 BE, 7. Various Muan Sarn Sacred Powders Amulets, especially Pra Pid Ta, 8. Many forms of Takrut and other Talismanic Charms, like Bia Gae, Mitmor, Pla Tapian Fish, Look Om, and Takrut.
Luang Phu Rian lived a life free of illnesses and afflictions, until the end of his life, when in the year 2531 BE, on the 17th April 2531 BE, he fell ill and was taken to hospital. On the 27th April 2531 BE, he passed away peacefully at the age of 92, after 62 years of ordained life in the Sangha.
About Pla Tapian
Pla Tapian is a Sacred Fish that appears in Vedic legends. Pla Tapian are seen as very lucky fish and are related to a story about the Sacred bird Nok Garawaek, in a story where the Ruesi in the Deva world sent a Garawaek bird to retrieve a magical tome from a Pla Tapian fish. Pla Tapian have been used as lucky charms since centures by both Thai and Chinese people.
An incredibly rare amulet to find in the present day, this Pra Somdej Thaan Koo Pim Hoo Jud comes from a Block Niyom preferred block press mold, and belongs to one of the most Historic and Preferred editions to have ever been released by the temple of Wat Bang Khun Prohm, namely the world famous 2509 BE classic series of immortal fame.
The Somdej Thaan Koo Pim Hoo Jud is one of a Major Pantheon of 12 different Pim Song models in this series, including a miniature ‘Pim Kanaen’ Pra Somdej. The series also included a Pim Jantr Loi circular votive tablet, a Sayasana reclining Buddha, a Pra Pong Pim Somdej Dto, and a Pra Pong Pim Pra Sivali, as well as some Bucha statues.
Certificate of Authenticity Somdej Bang Khun Prohm 2509
Pra Somdej Wat Bang Khun Prohm Amulet Hoo Mee Jud Thaan Koo Niyom with Authenticity Certificate of Authenticity
Macro Cloeups of Pra Somdej Wat Bang Khun Prohm Amulet Hoo Mee Jud Thaan Koo Niyom with Authenticity Certificate
Relics in rear face of Pra Somdej Wat Bang Khun Prohm Amulet Hoo Mee Jud Thaan Koo Niyom with Authenticity Certificate
This exhibit comes with official digital chipped rfid tag card authenticity certificate of the Siam Amulet Association as an authentic Pra Somdej Wat Bang Khun Prohm Pim Hoo Mee Jud Thaan Koo. The amulet was submitted by VIP member of the association and proprietor of ancient amulet store, Mr Ajarn Spencer Littlewood, on his own time and expenses, for the pride and confidence of you who will become the owner of this rare classic.
Pra Somdej Wat Bang Khun Prohm Amulet Hoo Mee Jud Thaan Koo Niyom with Authenticity Certificate of Authenticity
The Pra Somdej Wat Bang Khun Prohm 2509 BE Edition amulets were blessed by the following Masters; 1. Tan Prakun Pra Taep Sittinayok (Luang Phu Nak) of Wat Rakang Kositaram, in Bangkok 2. Luang Por Te Kong Tong, the master of Wicha Kumarn Tong and abbot of Wat Sam Ngam temple, in Nakorn Pathom 3. Tan Jao Prakun Pra Rachatammaporn (Luang Por Ngern) of Wat Don Yai Horm, in Nakorn Pathom 4. Tan Pra Kroo Prasat Wityakom (Luang Por Nor) of Wat Klang Ta Ruea 5. Tan Jao Kun Wimon Gijjaraks (abbot of Wat Chana Songkram) 6. Tan Pra Kroo Wisai Sope (Ajarn Tim), of Wat Chang Hai in Pattani 7. Tan Ajarn Ampon abbot of Wat Prasat Bunyawas, in Bangkok 8. Tan Ajarn Satid of Wat Vachira Tamma Sathit in Bangkok 9. Tan Ajarn Dtaem , of Wat Pra Loi, in Supanburi 10 a large group of monks from Wat Sutat to assist in the chanting of the Buddha Abhiseka, with Pra Kroo palad Wisuttiwat presiding over the chanting.
Each Pim of the 12 Major models had various block press molds with each mold possessing slightly different designs. This means that despite only nine Major Pim being made, each Pim has multiple block press molds, and hence the pantheon extends down to the various sub-designs of each of the many block presses. Some block presses are much more highly preferred by collectors to others.
Four different artisans were commissioned for the design and creation of the various block press molds;
1. Lung Chaem Bua Plien Si – the block press mold designs made by this artisan replicated the classic design opf Wat Bang Khun Prohm amulets, with the slight difference that the images were slimmer than previous designs, and a few Special Pim block press molds were made by this artisan.
2. Kun Manit Bpathapi – this artisan made block press molds according to classic models which were removed from the Kru Chamber in the Chedi Stupa, from original Pra Somdej Wat Bang Khun Prohm of Somdej Pra Puttajarn (Dto) Prohmrangsri (Wat Rakang Kositaram), and also made some special design block press molds
3. Chang Kasem Mongkol Jaroen – this artisan stepped in during the latter part of the creation, to help finish the remaining block press molds on time for the ceremony. This artisan was a highly skilled artisan, and the amulets made from the block press molds of his making are considered exquisite, and highly sought after
4. The Block Gammagarn mold makers; This means the people who possessed original Wat Bang Khun Prohm Pra Somdej amulets of Somdej Pra Puttajarn (Dto) in their possession, and used them to create new block presses. The amulets of these block presses resemble the ancient Pra Somdej Kru Wat Bang Khun Prohm originals most of all, with the only real visible difference being that they are slightly smaller in size.
Police Commisioner Prapas Jarusathiarn, the vice minister of the Thai Parliament, in collaboration with Lady Sawai Jarusathiarn sponsored the building of all the installations built between 2501 and 2509 BE, and commissioned the amulets to be made for release in celebration of the success of these projects.
On the 4th of January 2509 BE Comissioner Prapas Jarusathiarn lit Incense and Candles in the Shrined to Bucha the Triple Gem, and Police Captain Krit Siwara read out the list of sponsors of the edition comittee. He then addressed the Sangha (Monks), to begin chanting the Buddha Abhiseka. The Victory candle to inaugurate the Buddha Abhiseka Ceremony was lit, and the ceremony began.
Four of the Monks took their positions for ‘Nang Prok’ meditative empowerment on their respective daises, and held the Sinjana cords which led to the amulets, coming down from the ceiling of the Uposatha Shrineroom, and began to empower the amulets.
On Wednesday 4th January 2509 BE at 15:55 pm, Police Commisioner Prapas Jarusathiarn began to hand out the amulets to devotees who came to make merits and pay reverence at the temple, and also stored a large number of amulets in a batch within the Kru hiding place of the Chedi Stupa for posterity.
On Thursday the 6th, Friday the 7th, and Saturday the 8th of January 2509 BE, theLook Nimit Arahant Balls were retrieved from beneath the Uposatha, and a gold pasting ceremony was performed as is Traditional in Thai Buddhism, and the amulets were distributed once more during this ceremony, to devotees who came to make merits.
On Sunday the 9th January 2509 BE, the Sila Reuks main cornerstone of the Uposatha Shrineroom was laid by His Majesty the King Bhumipol Adulyadej, and initiated the Pitī Te Tong Gold Pouring Ceremony to add Gold to the Casting Mold of the Buddha-Rupa statue for the Uposatha, which was cast in Sukhothai Era in the Mara Wichai conquering Mara posture, with a 16 Inch wide base.
In addition a statue of Somdej Pra Puttajarn (Dto) Prohmrangsri of Wat Rakang Kositaram was also cast with a 29 Inch wide base for installation in the shrine at Wat Bang Khun Prohm, with a further 109 smaller 5 inch wide base statues made for distribution to the public.
On Monday the 10th of January 2509 BE at 19:30 pm, 84 Ordained Members of the Sangha performed the chanting of Jaroen Pra Putta Mont within the Uposatha. At 21:01 Somdej Pra Wanarat of Wat Chetupon performed the Pitī Phuug Putta Sima Ceremony to officially inaugurate the Panta Sima Dais for the placement of the 29 inch wide statue of Somdej Pra Puttajarn (Dto) Prohmrangsri.
The statue was placed on the Putta Sima under and arched edifice next to the large Chedi Stupa of Wat Bang Khun Prohm (the one where the famous Kru Bang Khun Prohm hiding place amulets of Soomdej Dto were found). A carved stone table with the insignia of His Majesty the King was placed into the shrine to mark the occasion of His Majesty’s presence.
The Pra Somdej Wat Bang Khun Prohm 2509 BE series amulets hence were made over a period of many years before they were all completed, beginning in 2501 BE and completing the series in 2508 BE, when the final batches of the total 84,000 amulets of the edition were mixed into clay and pressed with the block presses.
The amulets were pressed inside the Uposatha Shrineroom which had been built and completed, with Luang Por Chom being the monk who pressed the first amulets in the Pathoma Reuks initiation ritual. Then the Gammagarn Sponsor Committee members, and many devotees who came to assist in the pressing, all took turns in helping to press the amulets, until they were all done.
There were two kinds of amulet presses made during this ceremony
1. Pra Banju Kru – these amulets were rented to devotees at 1 Baht each, for the devotee to make merits by placing the amulet inside the Kru Chamber of the Chedi Stupa for posterity. These amulets had the word ‘Banju’ (meaning to put inside the Chedi), embossed on the rear face. 84,000 Pra Somdej amulets were made for this purpose with the word ‘Banju’ on rear face
2. Bucha – these amulets were made for Bucha reverence and for Devotees to wear and take home with them.
These amulets were distributed to the Public for Bucha at 10 Baht each, except for the Sayasana reclining Buddha model, which was ‘rented’ for Bucha at 25 Baht each. Some sets of 11 Pim Song Models were also distributed to devotees who wished to donate more funds (all models except the Sayasana), at 100 Baht a set. These amulets had the rubber ink stamp with the Chedi of Wat Bang Khun Prohm stamped on the rear face, with 84,000 amulets pressed in this type. However, after removing any broken or defective amulets from the batch, only 72,518 amulets were actually intact and distributed.
The Pra Somdej Wat Bang Khun Prohm were made using the broken Pra Somdej taken from the 2500 BE Chedi Stupa Hiding Place opening, mixed with Puttakun Yantra Powders from great Master Monks around the country, from the past and present, with Poon Khaw, Poon Plueak Hoi (powdered sea shell), Pollens from Bua Luang Lotus and Dork Pikul Flowers, and Nam Man Tan Iw (Tang Oil).
There were numerous Block Mae Pim block presses for the amulets, with some block presses to spare in case any of them broke during the pressing. Some were made from plaster of paris, others made from cement, and others from dential cement. As the amulets were being pressed over a period of time, the block presses would break, and a new one would be taken and used in its stead, one after the other.
This process continued until all the amulets were finished,. because eaxch block press had slight differences in the way they were carved by each artisan, there are a large number of differences to be found in various examples of the same Pim Song model, with each block press defining slight differences in details of design.
This is why one cannot look at an example of a Pim in a magazine, and compare it with another of the same Edition and Model, because even if the amulets are both the same Pim (e.g. a Pim Sen Daay), they will still have differences in features if they were pressed by two different block presses.
To compare, one has to find an amulet for comparison which came from exactly the same block press, of which there were many. this is where one’s studies of the historic facts, and ability to recognise which Block press Mold an amulet comes from, is essential study for students and aficionados of the Wat Bang Khun Prohm 09 series (and any series for that matter).
To give an idea as to how many different block presses there were, we can take a look at the fact that merely the Pim Yai (Pim Pra Pratan) model, had a total of 27 Block Presses made and used to finish pressing the whole series. The Pim Gaes Talu Sum model, was orginally pressed as a Pim Yai Block Press, but the Block Press broke where the tip of the Buddha’s topknot touched the arch.
The artisans reworked the block press and it became a design with the tip of the topknot piercing the arch, to cover up the broken part of the Block Press. And this brought the Pim Gaes Talu Sum model to be added into the series.
The 12 Pim Song Models of the Wat Bang Khun Prohm 2509 BE Series edition are as follows;
1. Pim Yai (Pim Pra Pratan)
2. Pim Sen Daay
3. Pim Song Chedi
4. Pim Gaes Bua Dtum
5. Pim Sangkati
6. Pim Prok Po
7. Pim Thaan Koo
8. Pim Thaan Saem
9. Pim Ok Krut
10. Pim Sayasana
11. Pim Kanaen
12. Pim Jantr Loi
In addition to the Pra Somdej models, there were the Pra Pong Pim Pra Sivali and Pim Roop Muean Somdej Pra Puttajarn (Dto) Prohmrangsri also released in this edition.
All the amulets which were not distributed to the public at the time were placed in the large Chedi Stupa Kru Chamber at Wat Mai Amataros (Wat Bang Khun Prohm). For the series, a water tank sized chamber was constructed within the Chedi for the storage of the amulets, with ten ventilation holes in it, with sand in the base to absorb any water which may enter from flooding.
The amulets were then filled into the chamber, with six silver foils in layers between each pile of amulets, with the words ‘Banju Pi 09’ on them, so people who may discover them in the far future will know which year they were buried in, and from which edition they came from. It is because of how the amulets were well stored and protected against the weather and elements, that the Pra Somdej Kru Wat Bang Khun Prohm 09 edition is more attractive that the 2500 BE Kru Chamber opening edition.
The earlier editions removed from the Chedi always suffered floods and climatic changes, and all have much more Kraap Kru growth on the surface of the amulets. Whereas the 2509 BE Pra Somdej Wat Bang Khun Prohm series amulets are pristinely preserved and kept, without any damage from floods or other weather related disasters or climate influenced events.
For this reasons, the Wat Bang Khun Prohm 2509 BE series is one of the most preferred editions of Pra Somdej, and perhaps the most highly p[referred edition from Wat Bang Khun Prohm after the original amulets from Somdej Pra Puttajarn (Dto) Prohmrangsri found in the Chedi years before.