Thailand’s Top Ten Tiger Amulets from the Top Masters of all History
The concept of ‘Top Ten’ is highly arguable depending on the faith of each individual devotee, but the list is compiled from majority of public popularity on a National and International Level, and has hence some degree of accuracy, when popularity is included as the criteria of measurement. ‘Top Ten’ should therefore mean ‘Top ten most popular amulets’
According to Popular Consensus and the Highly Valued opinion of the Samakom Pra, and various appreciation societies and publishers, the top ten Tiger Amulets of all time in Thailand would probably be;
- Suea Luang Por Parn Wat Bang Hia (Wat Bang Bor), and those of his predecessor Luang Por Ruean (Wat Bang Hia)
- Suea Luang Por Nok (Wat Sangkasi) – Direct first apprentice to Luang Por Parn of Wat bang Hia (Now ‘Wat bang Bor’)
- Suea Luang Por Say (Wat Bang Bor) – Looksit Apprentice to Luang Por Nok and Luang Por Parn at Wat Bang Bor
- Suea Luang Por Wongs (Wat Bariwas) – famed for his Loi Ongk Statuettes in 6 editions of seated tigers with inimitable design, of which all 6 editions enjoy immense popularity
- Takrut Hnaa Phaag Suea Wat Sapan Sung (from all 4 generations of masters; Luang Phu Iam, Luang Phu Glin, Luang Por Tong Sukh, and Luang Phu Waas)
- Suea Luang Phu Sukh ( Wat Pak Klong Makham Tao) – famed for Hnaa Phaag Suea tiger forehead and Hnang Suea tiger skin amulets
- Suea Luang Por Phern Tidtakuno Wat Bang Pra – Master of the ‘Ride the Tiger’ Wicha, Wicha Suea Maha Amnaj and Suea Koo, the Tiger and Luang Por Phern Tidtakuno are synonimous with each other.
- Suea Luang Por Tong Sukh Wat Tanode Luang – Famous for Takrut Hang Hnaa Phaag Suea
- Luang Por Te Kong Ton (Wat Sam Ngam) – famous for Takrut Hnaa Phaag and Hnang Suea
- Luang Por Jong (Wat Na Tang Nork) – famed for his Hnang Suea and Hnaa Phaag Suea Tiger Takrut amulets, for their immense Kong Grapan Chadtri Klaew Klaad powers.
Other contenders for the early modern and present late modern Era to enter the annals of History and are certainties to become ever more respected for their Tiger amulets are;
- Takrut Hnang Suea Luang Por Mum Wat Prasat Yer
- Takrut Hnang Suea Luang Phu Ka Long Wat Ban Hlaem
- Suea Luang Por Chan Wat Bang Bor, famous for continuation of tiger amulets of the Temple Inheritance Wicha of Luang Por Parn.
- Suea Luang Por Foo Wat Bang Samak – a Great Master of the Modern era with lineage mentors from both the Luang Phu Tim Wat Laharn Rai Lineage and the Luang Por Parn Wat bang Hia Lineages, with powerful Wicha Suea
- Suea Luang Phu Yaem Wat Takian
- Suea Akom Luang Por Pian Wat Grern Gathin
Below is an interesting Podcast with personal views from Ajarn Spencer Littlewood about the use and abuse, understanding and misunderstanding of the Wicha Suea Tiger Magic Invocation
The Wicha Suea is a Powerful Wicha which has been used since human memory can trace back, since we lived in caves and worshiped the animals of the forests, for their inherent powers.
Suea Gae Tiger Amulet Carved Hipappotamus Tusk Early Era Luang Phu Tim Wat Laharn Rai
An extremely rare and powerful Maha Amnaj Kong Grapan Chadtri Maha Pokasap 'Krueang Rang' Talismanic Animist Charm Amulet from the great Luang Phu Tim of Wat Laharn Rai in Rayong. The Suea Gae is hand carved from the jawbone of a 'Chang Nam' (Water Elephant) Hippopotamus Tusk. The amulet is intended for Kong Grapan Chadtri Invincibility, Metta Maha Niyom Mercy Charm, Klaew Klaad Evasion of Enemies, Maha Amnaj Commanding Power, and Serm Yos Status Increase.
Graam Chang (elephant jawbones) and Graam Chang Nam (hippapotamus jawbones) are seen to be powerful magic according to the ancient Dtamra Saiyawaet of Animist Sorcery, and the Grimoires of Formulas of Powerful Magical Ingredients. The Graam Chang Nam Walrus Jawbone is carved into the shape of a tiger seated in regal poise looking out over his Kingdom, and keeping watch. The Graam Chang Nam can be seen to be ancient and have the typical porosity to its substance as is expected in authentic carvings of Graam Chang Nam amulets.
Graam Chang Nam is mnuch rarer to encounter than Graam Chang elephant jawbone, and it is said that Luang Phu Tim received the piece of Graam Chang in only small quantity, so not many of these amulets were carved in total. Luang Phu Tim was and remains one of the Greatest and most highly famed Guru Masters, right up to the present day, many decades after his passing. His amulets are eminent members of the top master-class category amulet pantheons of all history, including his famous Rian Guru Monk Coins in many editions, and of course his Pra Khun Phaen and Look Om and other Pra Pong Prai Kumarn amulets, which are the stuff of legend.
Luang Phu Tim Issarigo, 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 Kring Chinabanchorn, his Pra Khun Phaen Pong Prai Kumarn, and Look Om powder balls.
As to the classic 'Rian' Monk coin Image amulets which have become all time favourites, and eternally, world famous classic amulets of the high end variety.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, Rian Huang Chueam, Rian Mae Nam Koo, and Rian Sema are amongst the most highly sought after coin amulets of all. The Pra Kring Chinabanchorn amulet of Luang Phu Tim is one of his most expensive of all amulets, and extremely rare to find.
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, perhaps the most famous, preferred, is Luang Por Sakorn, of Wat Nong Grub (also now deceased). 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).