The third Ebook in the series of Cult Publications from Ajarn Spencer Littlewood, on Thai Buddhist Traditions, Occult practice, Sak Yant Thai Temple Tattoos and Sacred Amulets.
Introduction - a Short intro to summarize the evolution of the series, and what this issue is about
Candle Magic used in Theravada Buddhism – Chapter Two; the second part of the story of Tian Look Sagod Magic Bead Candle Meditation and the Wicha of Wat Plab temple.
Pra Somdej – King of Thai Amulets - Part Three of the ongoing series about Pra Somdej amulets.All amulets of the Six Eras of Pra Somdej Amulet making are covered in this ongoing Multi-Part series
Somdej Pra Puttajarn (Dto) Prohmrangsri (Wat Rakang Kositaram). Part Three of the Biography and Legends of Somdej Dto Prohmrangsri, maker of the Legendary Pra Somdej Wat Rakang – King of Thai amulets. This third part of the series begins with what is perhaps one of Somdej Dtos signature works, and the subject of Legend – the 'Pra Kata Chinabanchorn' – The Chinabanchara Mantra. This Kata is chanted by almost all Thai people everywhere in Thailand, and is considered to be one of the most Sacred Kata for Chanting - Kata Chinabanchorn - The Kata is transliterated for Chanting phonetically.
Luang Por Kasem Khemago - Tan Khemago Bhikkhu (Luang Phu Kasem, or, Luang Por Kasem, Khemago), is an extremely revered monk of the Lanna tradition who the is considered one of the greatest Ajarn of modern Thai history, and has a massive and devoted following in the North of Thailand (and indeed all over the country). His devotees believe that to pay reverence to him or wear his amulets, results in receiving protection and safety wherever they go. His amazing dedication to his practice and purity is common knowledge with Thai people, which is easy to see since the very beginning of his path as he gave up the title of abbot of the temple and went to practice Vipassana Kammathana forest tradition methods residing in an old cemetery in the forest on a mountain side, which is where heremained practicing in humility and simplicity to the end of his mortal days
About Kata Chanting – The Benefits of Chanting Pra Kata - Chanting is an essential part of the Thai Theravada Buddhist Practice. The blessings and benefits of Chanting Kata are evident in various aspects of life. The Buddha himself stated that there are 5 ways to enlighten to any Dhamma or to become fully enlightened, and that one of them was whilst Praying, or Chanting Prayers. (Authors personal writing)
Somdej Dto's Sermon on the Benefits of Chanting Prayers - Tan Jao Prakhun Somdej Dto Prohmrangsri was once invited to the Ngan Mahad of Jao Praya Sanpaetcharapakdee, in the times of King Rama 4, to give a sermon - this is the transcript of that Sermon (rough Translation).
Pra Kata Chinabanchorn of Somdej Dto- The Legend of the Chinabanchara and where it came from.
Pra Kata Bucha Khor Laap Jed Wan – Seven Day Chant for Luck and Riches – A set of seven Kata to be chanted during the whole week. It is a Kata to improve your Fortune and to increase Riches, as well as acquiring Metta Mahaniyom charm and Happiness, Respect and related Auspicious Blessings.
Kata For When Luck and Business Sales are Down; Ancient Kata from the hand of Por Hnaan Bun Ban. The Kata is called 'Montr Kaa Khaay Bpen Dtok, meaning 'Kata to sell till you drop'.
How to Empower Nam Montr - Methods for making your own Magical Prayer Water (Nam Montr) using Kata Chanting (and candles as an optional addition)
Kata for various Deities; Brahma, Garuda, Naga, Vishnu, Pra Laks, Various Ruesi (Por Phu Narot, Por Phu Narai, Por Phu Hnaa Suea).
What to offer the Deities – The necessary offerings for making Bucha to the Deities. How to make Bucha offerings to the Ruesi Deities.
About Animal headed Ruesi; Legends of the Monkey, Tiger and Deer Faced Ruesi Deities.
Naga Head Ruesi – Pra Rasi Gasirotha
Kata Pra Laks Hnaa Tong - The Mantra for Pra Laks - Deity of attraction charm and luck.
Deity Portrait - Pra Laks - In Thai Culture and spiritualist belief, there is a very popular and powerful magical charm and incantation which bears the Name of Pra Laks, called 'Na Hnaa Tong' or 'Na Pra Laks Hnaa Tong'. This means literally “Golden Faced Pra Laks”.
Various Kata for Riches - A compendium of useful Incantations to invoke wealth and treasures, and induce good business.
Kata for Deity Taw Waes Suwan – The correct Mantras for Lord Taw waes Suwann, Northern King of the Jatumaharachiga Realm, iconic Asura Deity of the those with great riches.
Kata Hua Jai - Important Heart Mantras - short abbreviated easy to remember, but extremely powerful root Kata to chant and invoke your protective, healing or charming energy with.
Saan Pra Poom – Saan Jao Tee Jao Tang, Saan Prohm – Spirit Shrines; A shrine house for the local spirits, ghosts or Deities to reside in. Almost every Buddhist home has one of these in Thailand.There are three main forms of spirit house; Saan Pra Poom, Saan Jao Tee and Saan Prohm; This article explains in great detail (10 pages) about this tradition and the ceremony which is performed to invoke the Deities.
Pitii Gruad Nam – Pouring Water Ceremony to offer Fruits of your Merits to the Dead; What instruments to use for Gruad Nam? When is the best time to perform Gruad Nam Ceremony?,Benefits of Dedicating Merit. Dtamnan Gruad Nam – legendary Origins of the Ceremony.
Dto Hmuu Bucha – How to set up a tiered Bucha Altar Thai style. A detailed synopsis of the correct methods for setting up a sacred Altar for practice using the tiered Thai Bucha tables known as 'Dto Hmuu Bucha'. A useful article for those wishing to know the proper method for setting up an Altar according to Thai Theravada Tradition.
Pra Putta Roop Bpaed Samay - Continuation of the series; 'Eight Eras of Buddhist Art and Sculpture', which began in Issue one with a full synopsis of the Eight Main Artistic Eras of Thai Buddhist Art and Sculpture, and continues every issue presenting different Buddha Statues from Different Eras and Cultural Styles, and the story behind their origin. This Month the following Two Sculptures are presented;
Pra Luang Por Dto - Luang Por Dto is a classic example of Sukhothai Period Sculpture.
Luang Por Tong Kam - late Ayuttata Period Buddhist Sculpture
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