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- Ajarn Nong Wat Sai Khaw
- Luang Por Daeng Wat Khao Bandai It
- Luang Por Guay Chudtintaro Wat Kositaram
- Por Tan Nam Puttasaro Wat Don Sala
- Luang Por Phaew – Wat Tanode Luang
Pra Pid Ta Jong Ang Seuk 2514 BE Vietnam War Protection Edition - Luang Por Pae - Wat Pikul Tong
Pra Pid Ta Run Jong Ang Seuk 2514 BE Vietnam War Protection Edition for Soldiers Edition Luang Por Pae Wat Pikul Tong (Singhburi). Also known as 'King Cobra' edition after the Thai Cobra Regiment.
Amulet was released in the same time as the Luang Por Pae 2000, and 3000 editions and the famous Pra Rord Amulets, which were all equally famous, and belong to the early Era of Amulets from this now World Famous Master who is one of the most famous and sought after amulet making monks in the History of Thai Buddhism. This amulet is perhaps only still overshadowed by the Demigod 'Saint Level' Master amulets, such as those from Somdej Pra Puttajarn (Dto) Prohmrangsri of Wat Rakang Kositaram. The amulet is useful for protection and is popular with armed forces, bomb squad technicians, pilots, dangerous extreme sports, narcotics officers, Swat Team Police, and those who need to travel in dangerous continents or countries.
The front face features an image of a Buddha, with his hands over his eyes, which represents about entering the meditative state of Nirodha. This position when drawn in sacred geometry, is known as 'Pra Putta Jao Ham Tugkh', which means, the Lord Buddha forbidding suffering. This refers to The practice of a Buddha entering the state of Nirodha, which is a meditative state, where are no suffering can exist within the mind. This state is attained by the closing off of all attachments to a exterior phenomena, and this is represented with the closing of the eyes and in some cases with some Buddha images also the closing of all orifices in the human body.
Luang Por Pae is respected for his rigid practice and purity of trajectory in his lifetime of practice. His amulets are of the finest grade of make and design and are considered top amulets that are equally attractive as many of their peers which cost many tens of times the price. They are hence considered to be highly attractive collection pieces because of the fact that they are so highly rated and regarded for their power, beauty and future speculative value increase.
They are also known by those who study well, to be approaching the point where they are disappearing due to both Thai and International collectors & Devotees snapping them up as they dwindle and prices slowly but surely increase in tune with the dwindling numbers of amulets still left to be found available.
The Protective Kong Grapan Chadtri and Klaew Klaad power of this edition, which Luang Por Pae distributed to the Military during the Vietnam War, to keep them safe from danger and harm, has made this particular Pra Pid Ta one of the most popular of the Thai Amulet Pantheon.
Yant Putsoorn is inscribed on the rear face which is the classic stamp sigil Yantra of L.P. Pae. The Kata 'Na Mo Puttaaya' is inscribed beneath the Yantra, and the Kata 'Uttang Atto' for Maha Ud gunstopper magic is also inscribed above the five syllable, 5 Dhyani Buddha Kata 'Na Mo Puttaaya'.
This amulet has most probably been worn in the Vietnam War as protection, for which reason we can assume it to have survived that war, as have all examples of this amulet we can find in the present day. This speaks for itself as to the potential power of this Maha Ud Gunstopper amulet. Some slight damage has been suffered to the right hand edge of the rear face (from our line of sight in the above image), which although detracting from the completeness of the Pim, in truth, can be considered an Ongk Kroo reference model, for the following two reasons;
1. The front face bearsd an exemplary and outstandingly attractive Buddha Image, which is in every sense a competition grade level image for its balanced and completely authentic appearance and its closeness to the required criteria for passing as an Ongk Kroo Master Amulet.
2. The true student and also the expert trader and collector, who is not seeking to show off from the perfection of the image and the framed edges of the amulet, but who seeks sacred value and power, as well as to study the ingredients and appearance of the Muan Sarn Sacred owders used to make the amuulets will always possess amulets which have visible areas of the interior of the clay or powder amulet. This is in order to study the Muan Sarn. These days with CGI copying and laser printers, it is easy to copy the appearance of the 'Pim' (shape and markings on the surface of the image) and hence can decieve if you only understand the appearance of the image, but do not know what the true ingredients or Muan Sarn of the clay looks like in an authentic amulet. The most important factor in conjunction with knowing the visual recognition and authentication methods from the imagery, one must also understand the inner contents of the clay. This amulet is therefore a perfect reference model for serious students, and is in no way non-eligible for competition. Ancient Amulets are aged and have their wear and tear, and even the top show models have their 'Dtamni' (flaws of recognition for authenticity).
You can also study finely photographed material such as our photos for you to view in this page, for your studies too! The knowledge recieved from gazing often and contemplating what one sees, is priceless, and will cost you nothing but the time spent gazing 🙂
As is also true in the both amulet, and even the diamond trade, that what an expert looks for, is not perfection in that which he studies to authenticate and evaluate, rather, he looks for the flaws. The little aberrations are that which reveal the authenticity of the amulet. For, it is indeed true, that only a fake amulet (or even a diamond), can look absolutely perfect. Authentic amulets as well as authentic diamonds, will never look completely perfect.
The image on the front face of this particular exhibit, is incredibly detailed in comparison to most, bringing a very high level of appreciative value as far as aesthetics and competition class entry is concerned. It is truly amazing that this amulet despite its status, is still not holding a high price as much as others of the same status do such as Pra Pid Ta Luang Phu To Wat Pradoo Chimplee whose amulets now rise into the tens of thousands of dollars, and the Pra Pid Ta Luang Phu Bun of Wat Klang Bang Kaew, which also cost tens of thousands of dollars (US).
One day for certain this amulet will reach the same price value as those equally legendary amulets. which have arrived at the Millionaire Status earlier, but which do not necessarily have any more power or sacred value as this most inimitable, famous and certainly powerful protection against physical harm and danger.
Luang Por Pae, or, better known as Somdej Sangkarach Pae, is one of the last half century's most reverent and long-standing respected monks of the royal procession of stateesteemed monks, Who has excelled in both his behavioural practice as well as his academic studies and adepts applied practice of Vipassana Kammathana in the Thai Tudong Forest tradition.
The amulets of this great master, have been seen to dwindle from the public amulet markets, which is due to the fact that not only Thai people have been reverie and holding his Amulets over the last decade or so up, rather that all around Southeast Asia and even as far as western world, people have been snapping up and hiding and stashing away his Amulets like treasure that may never be found again, which is indeed going to be true pretty soon.
This has resulted in an accelerated depletion of his Amulets, despite the fact that classic Amulets made according to the official formlas such as the Pra Somdej amulet, are making numbers of up to 84,000 per edition they have still managed to begin to disappear from the public view. They are now not only becoming classics but also extreme rarities and the next decade can expect to see these Amulets becoming immensely difficult to seek out.
The Pra Pid Ta amulet has a deep meaning, ranging from the representation of the state of Nirodha (Cessation of Suffering), reaching back into the earliest Buddhist Legends to tell of the Sangkajjayana Buddha.
Pra Sangkajjai Buddha – Metta Mahaniyom Maha Sanaeh amulet
Pra Sangkajjai represents one of the Pra Sidtisawok Aedtakka (One of the Buddha’s the most admired and praised practitioners). The Buddha praised him for his ability to put long complex teachings into short understandable formulas.
He has a golden tinted skin complexion, and was originally so similar in appearance and stature to the Lord Buddha, that sometimes people would mistake him for the Buddha if seen from a distance. For this reason, he used his mind powers to force his body to grow fatter and not so handsome as before, in order to not confuse others if he was the Buddha or not. The ancient masters would often use the visual symbolism of Pra Sangkajjai’s features to create statues in this image, which has served as an important preserver of the Faith over the Centuries, and a very old form of Buddha image dating back to the early times of Buddhism.
Pra Maha Sangkajjai was originally called ‘Ganjana’, which means ‘Gold’ in Pali. He was the son of a Brahman called Bpurohidtgajjayana Kodtra in the City of Usenni. He studied and completed the Traiwaet (Tri Veda). After his father passed away, he inherited the title of Bpurohidt (advisor to the King). This happened in the time of the King Jantabajjodti
Pra Sangkajjai had 7 close companions who cam,e with himn to attend the Buddhas teachings at Wat Weluwanaram, and after listening to the Dhamma, becamse Arahants instantly and asked to ordain. In the Turasutra it is mentioned that Pra Sangkajjai lived to the age of 120 years old.
Pra Sangkajjai Amulets.
The making of amulets in the image of Pra Sangkajjai have been made since ancient times by many different Temples and Samnak. The Sangkajjai amulet has always been a very preferred amulet and believed ot have great power, for the insertion of the ‘Puttakun’ qualities of the Sangkajjai Buddha of Metta Mahaniyom and Maha Sanaeh and forcing these powers to become a Sacred Na spell within the image of the amulet. Sangkajjai amulets are also sometimes made as Pid Ta amulet posture too, as a mix of wealth increase, and protection from harm amulet..
The Na Sangkajjai Spell can be made as a Takrut and inserted into the image of the Sangkajjai Buddha, which awakens the Metta Mahaniyom power within, The amulet can be worn, placed on an altar for Bucha, or even kept in your money purse.
Kata Hua Jai Bucha Pra Sangkajjai
Arahandti Gajjaayana Thaero Mahaa Poko Pawandtumae.
This Kata calls luck and fortune and brings wealth, and other great treasures.
Full Version of Kata Bucha Pra Sangkajjai
Gajjaiyana Ja Mahaa Thaero Putto Puttaanang Puttadtang Puttanja Putta Sapaa Sidtang Puttadtang Samanubpadt-dto Puttachodtang Namaa Mihang Bpiyo Taewa Manussaanang Bpiyo Prahma Namudtamo Bpiyo Naaka Subannaanang Bpiyinsiyang Namaa Mihang Sappae Chanaa Pahuu Chanaa Bpuriso Chanaa Idthii Chanaa Raachaa Paakinii Jidt-dtang Aakajchaahi Bpiyang Ma Ma
Chanting this Kata is Good for increasing popularity, business sales and promoted status.
In addition, Sangkajjai amulets have the special abstract magical quality of increasing your common sense, mindfulness and wisdom is also present within this amulet. This particular aspect of the Sangkajjai magic is what is called a ‘Prisnatam’ (mysterious phenomenon).
The confusion between images of Pra Sri Arya Maedtrai and Pra Sangkajjai Buddhas
There is sometimes a little confusion between these two Buddhas, because some artistic interpretations of Maitreya (called ‘Pra Sri Arya Maedtrai’ in Thai) depict this Buddha as a plump sitting buddha with Bald head. This causes people to think it is the Sangkajjai Buddha. The way to tell the difference is that the Sangkajjai Buddha will have curly balls on his head (representing the curly hairs), and the plump image of Maitreya has a shaved head.
Origins of the name Sangkajjai
Pra Sangkajjai was not called this from the beginning, but came from Thailand, when in the Radtanakosin Era, whilsst digging to place the central pillar of a temple shrineroom that was being built for a temple in Tonburi, and they found a Gajjaiyana Buddha and a Conch shell (Conches are called ‘Sangkh’ in Thai). This temple was then called afterwards ‘Wat Sangkh Grajay’ (temple of scattered conch). It is assumed then, that the namke of this amulet came from the name of the temple, and that a double word play or ‘Chinese Whispers’ style distortion of the name occured and Gave the Ganjana Buddha the name of the temple it was found in.
The Origins of Pra Pid Ta
Pra Pid Ta amulets, as well as Pra Pid Ta in form of Pha Yant, and Bucha statues, have been produced as objects of reverence and protection since very ancient times in Thailand. The artisans of that time created various styles and interpretations using the various periodic influences of Buddhist art and sculpture available at the time. Varios Deity forms were used to make the Pid ta posture (‘Pid Ta’ means ‘covering the eyes’) – various Buddhas or Bodhisattvas or Deities are fashioned into the posture of Pra Pid ta, or Pid Tawarn (meaning ‘closing the orifices). Pid Tawarn can close 7, or 9 orifices (seven being called ‘Pra Pid Sadtatawarn’ and nine being called ‘Pra Pid Navatawarn’).
The Pra Pid Ta is considered to be an amulet with ‘Maha Ud’ and ‘Kong Grapan’ power (invincibility and gunstopping power), but is also made as a wealth bringer, in which case, the amulet will be called ‘Pra Pid ta Maha Lap’. In order to inflect a greater resonance for wealth attraction and auspicious blessings, in addition to the Maha Ud and Kong Grapan magic, ancient artisans sometimes would use the image of the Sangkajjaiyana Buddha of riches and happiness, and carve it in the Pid Ta posture.
The Pid Ta amulet is one of the most popular of Thai amulets, and has been made by so very many temples and masters from all Provinces, that it is now classed as an important member of the Benjapakee family of classic top five types of Thai amulets.
Pra Pid Ta Silapa Mueang Nakorn
The Pra Pid Ta Silapa Mueang Nakorn amulet is an artistic interpretation found often in ‘Gru’ hiding places in the South of Thailand. They have been found in many different materials, including bronze, and copper sacred alloys.These Southern Nakorn Sri Tammarat period syled amulets have a much more attractive and special look to them compared to those from other regions in that time. The most famous of the Nakorn Sri Tammarat Periodic design Pra Pid Ta amulets was and still is the Pra Pid Ta Pang Pagan The Pra Pid Ta Pang Pagan Amulet is a Dtamnan (tradition and legend) of amulet making that dates as far back as 1900 to 2000 Years as far as is currently know from archeological finds in Thailand to date.
The Pra Pid Ta amulet has its Origins in the time of the Srivichai Kingdom; There was a Great Person born with the name ‘Taw Pang Pagarn’, who defended the Kingdom from Invasion, and brought it back to his Ruler. For his good leadership and Victory, he was awarded Lordship and rule over the City of Nakorn Sri Tammarat, ranging from the Sacred Chedi (Pra Boroma Taat Chedi), to the mountainside. The local Folk gathered in throngs and cgave honor to him raising him to Deva status by calling out the title; ‘Taw Pang Pagan’. The Srivichai Kingdom was returned to Thai rule, after a very long invasion from the Chawa. Shortly after this, the Northern warlords and Barons of Siam joined with the Sukhothai Kingdom, which then superseded the Srivichai Kingdom as the Ruling center of the Siamese Regions.
The following generations after the Era of Taw Pang Pagan were ever more initiated into Buddhism as the Dhamma travelled from Sri Langka to Siam, and they began to make Pid Ta amulets in what we now call the Pim Pang Pagan, in honor of Taw Pang Pagan and his family lineage. They personalized this particular Pim with the addition of a Cobra, as a mark of recognition, so that future Generations will remember the courage and heroism of the warriors of the Srivichai Kingdom who played an essential part in how Thailand exists today.
Pra Pid Ta Pang Pagan Amulets are the most preferred Pid Ta amulets and those with the longest History of all Thai Pra Pid Ta amulets.
Pra Pakawambodii is also known as Sangajjayana (the famous sitting laughing Buddha with round curly hair knots, and a large belly – the Buddha of Happiness and wealth), called ‘Pra Sangkajai in Thai).
Kata Pra Pakawambodee
Tamma Jaggang Bpatang Sudt Dtawaa Puch Chidt Dtawaa Adt Dtang
Bpatang Sandtigae Arahaa Laapo Logaanang Hidtagaranaa Pandtae
Pawam Bpadtinaama Dtisulokae Subpaagadto Prahma Budt Dto Mahaa Thaero
Araho Chaedtago Muni Bpidt Dti Thaero Samo Inta Kantappaa Asuraa Taewaa
Saggo Prahmaa Pi Bpuchidto Na Mo Put Tas Sa Kawam Bpadtissa
Na Mo Tammassa Kawam Bpadtissa Na Mo Sangkassa Kawam Bpadtissa
Sukhaa Sukha Warang Tammang Tammajagga Bpawarang Warang
The Kata for Pra Pid Ta are varied, both short and long. One of the best known ones is the Kata Pra Jao Ha Praongk (five Dhyani Buddhas) as well as the fivefold encoding of Namoputtaya of Na Metta
“Na Metta Mo Karunaa Put Pranee Taa Yin Dee Ya En Doo – Krai hen hnaa Goo rak Goo khad Goo midai”
(the above Kata is Maha Saneh Choke Lap – luck and fortune, and charming power)
Pra Pid Ta is also known as Pra Pakawambadee
Kata Pra Kawambadee (This kata is for increasing ones wealth and belongings and good fortune);
Namo Puttassa Kawambadtissa
Namo Tammassa Kawambadtissa
Namo Sangkassa Kawambadtissa
Sukha Sukha Warang Na Mo Puttaaya Ma A U
Tugkhang Anijjang Anatta Jaewa
Another Kata you can use for Pra Pid Ta is;
Na Erd Ad Bad Mit Na Bid Jit Bad Satroo Na Ning Yoo New Mew Pew Tew
Mo Erd Ad Bad Mit Mo Bid Jit Bad Satroo Mo Ning Yoo New Mew Pew Tew
Put Erd Ad Bad Mit Put Bid Jit Bad Satroo Put Ning Yoo New Mew Pew Tew
Taa Erd Ad Bad Mit Taa Bid Jit Bad Satroo Taa Ning Yoo New Mew Pew Tew
Ya Erd Ad Bad Mit Ya Bid Jit Bad Satroo Ya Ning Yoo New Mew Pew Tew
Na Ma Pa Ta Na – Mo Put Taa Ya – Ja Pa Ga Sa – Na Ma A U U A Ma I-Swaasu Suswaa-I
You can change the words “bid jit” for “bid bpaag” - bid jit means to close the mind of [the enemy] used for stopping them from harming you – bid bpaag means to close the mouth – used in for example, a court case where the enemy is bearing witness against you or speaking against you) – You can change the words “bad satroo” (meaning “swipe the enemy down”, to “haam satroo” (meaning “forbid the enemy”) depending on your needs.