Pra Kring Dhammika Racha 4 x 2 Cm - Nuea Nava Loha Pork Phiw - Sethee Nang Paya 2556 BE Edition - Wat Nang Paya
5 Centuries of Nang Paya Amulet is celebrated with the Gammagarn Edition Pra Kring Dhammika Racha in two different Pim, and the Pra Kring Song Krueang (Kring in Thai Royal Regalia), in Nuea Khan Long Hin (Alchemical Alloy), and in Pink Golde with Solid Silver Base. These Pra Kring Dhammika racha are the Flagship of the two design types of pra Kring released in the 'Run Sethee Nang Paya' (Millionaire Nang Paya Edition). This is a very special edition which is recieving the High Acclaim that was to be expected from such a nationally Important and Historically Sacred Temple as Wat Nang Paya.
The Ancient Traditional casting method has produced a Classic Pra kring that is bound to be admired by collectors as of now and of course ever more in the future. The uneven nature of olden days methods results in each amulet being an individual for its own standing, and have its own characteristics and appearance, personality and charm. There are no such thing as two identical Pra Kring Dhammika Racha amulets due to the quality and painstaking handiwork of olden days casting methods which this edition has adhered to and been faithful to from beginning to end. Most definitely an amulet to keep and keep as a Family Heirloom Amulet. This is in fact what Thai Buddhist people do with their Pra Kring, leave them to their descendants, and pass it on as an Heirloom.
The edition included a large array of amulets, including these Pra Kring Dhammikaracha in 2 models, plus special Gammagarn silver or gold versions. Some Somdej Nang Paya powder amulets (white, large Pim, and red, small Pim) with Look Namo slugs inserted made from sacred Chanuan Gao.
The Lotus Throne Dais of the Buddha has a 'Thaan Koo' Meaning double leafed lotus petals
These amulets are extremely beautifully designed and extremely well cast Pra Kring Dhammiga Racha Buddha images. The series consists of two versions in different Sacred metals (Nuea Nava Loha Pork Phiw, and Nuea Samrit Pork Phiw), a small miniature set of five Benjapakee amulets in box set very recommendable for children or Ladies to wear was included also, in Nuea Rakang Gao Pork Phiw Fai (Sacred Brass with an oily flamed coating.
2000 amulets made in Nuea Nava Loha Pork Phiw
The base of the Kring is embossed with the Temple edition stamp, and series code (number can vary from the one in the picture).
The rear face is as pleasing to gaze at as the front face, as is the lateral view. No part of this amulet has been left without full artistic consideration.
Every single detail of this amulet is honed to perfection, and the high quality Chanuan Muan Sarn of Sacred Metals, is visibly present in the porous sheen of the Ancient metal surface. Notable is the fact that a Pra Nang Paya image is visible on the rear side of the Dais.
A true Modern Masterpiece of Thai Buddhist Miniature Sacred Arts, and a series of Notable entries into the History Books in the Dtamra Pra Kring with the models in this edition.
Comes with original box from the Temple included. Can be encased if desired.
The Pra Kring is immensely detailed and exquisitely dressed in finely decorated robes in the Ayuttaya Artistic style, whith Ratanakosin influence, which carries Thai Buddhist Art into the present Era,. This of course then gives the present Artistic Design Standards their place in History as the eighth and current Artistic Period of Thai Buddhist Arts.
It complements the issue of the traditional Pra Nang Paya powder and metallic amulets of this edition perfectly, with a high standard and extremely attractive Pra Kring amulet that will surely please you to look at as much as it does we.
Its sacred value, and quality build, is of course superceded in importance by the Putta Pisek Empowerment Ceremony which was given to this edition.
The purpose of this edition was to raise funds to restore some parts of the Temple which are falling into disarray and delapidation, and to provide funds to pay the bills, which are extremely high with so many visitors each day.
A special three amulet Gammagarn collector set was also issued at the Blessing Ceremony, composed of one Pra Kring Dhammika Racha Buddha amulet in Nava Loha Gae Tong Kam (9 Sacred metals with high Gold quantity), a Nang Paya amulet also in Nava Loha Gae Tong Kam, and one Nang Paya in Pong Gru Gao (broken amulets from the original 2444 BE find), with old Nang Paya powders and gold leaf pasting.
The Pra Nang Paya is the Queen of the Ancient Buddhist Amulet Family. It is an amulet of the Pra-Gru (alternatively, 'Pra Kru') hiding place burial amulets type, and is one of the Classic 'Top Five' Benjapakee Amulets (Pra Somdej Wat Rakang, Pra Nang Paya Pitsanuloke, Pra Sum Gor Gampaeng Paetch, Pra Pong Supan Supanburi, and the Pra Rod Gru Lampun).
Pra Nang Paya Benjapakee Amulet
Pra Nang Paya, or 'Pra Pim Nang Paya, is an amulet from the Ayuttaya Period, which was artistically influenced in its design factors by the Artisans of the Sukhothai Periodic Style. As to the composition of the design of the Pra Nang Paya amulet, it can be said that it contains the work of the Sukhothai Artisan as its heritage, and is a Mark of Preservation of the Eight Periodic Buddhist Art styles found in Thai Sacred Arts and Amulets.
The Pra Nang Paya amulet was first discovered within the Chedi Stupa at Wat Nang Paya in Pitsanuloke, in the year 2444 BE, as Somdej Pra Jula Jorm Glao Jao Yuu Hua Rachagan Tee Haa (King Julalongkorn, Rama 5) was visiting Pitsanuloke to be present for the castying of the Chinarat Replica Buddha at Wat Pra Sri Radtana Sasadaram. The King was invited to come and recieve a large bnumber of them as gifts (the best selected0, and his Majesty then distributed them to the Government Officials and other Courtiers and Devotees. The remaining amulets, he took back to Bangkok.
The Pra Nang Paya Benjapakee amulet has 7 different Pim in total.
Pra Nang Paya Pim Khao Koeng.
Pra Nang PayaPim Khao Dtrong (splits into two models; Khao Koeng Tammada, and Khao Koeng Mer Dtok Khaa).
Pra Nang Paya Pim Ok Noon Yai.
Pra Nang PayaPim Ok Noon Lek.
Pra Nang Paya Pim Sangkati.
Pra Nang Paya Pim Ok Faeb (also called 'Pim Taewada').
Pra Nang Paya Pim Pised (includes various amulets which do not fit in the above categories, such as the Khao Buang, or the Pim Yai Pised).
Apart from the 'Serm Duang' Horoscope Improving effects of this Purely Buddhist Amulet, the Pra Kring amulet is Famous for its Metta Mahaniyom, Klaew Klaad, Kong Grapan Chadtri, and Maha Lap powers.
This edition featured various Materials used for the Pra Nang Paya amulets, ranging from Red Sacred powders from the original 2444 BE find, Puttakun Powders, Samrit Pork Phiw (Brazen Alchemical metals with a flamed surface), Nava Loha Pork Phiw(9 Sacred metals), solid silver, and solid gold.
The Pra Nang Paya Sethee Yai edition recieved its official Sacred Casting ceremony at Wat Nang Paya. This 'Piti Hlor Tae Nam Rerk', was held on the 5th of September 2555 BE, which was the 4th Lunar Phase of the 7th Lunar Month. The amulets recieved Blessings, Incantations and Jhanic Empowerments (nang prok) from Luang Por Ruay(Wat Tago, Ayuttaya, Luang Por Perm (Wat Bom Gaew, Ayuttaya), Luang Por Chup (Wat Nang Paya, Pitsanuloke), and Luang Por Pitaya (Wat Hnong Dong, Pijit).
In the final Puttapisek Ceremony, the following Guru Masters (amongs others), were in attendance to empower the edition;
Luang Por Ruay(Wat Tago, Ayuttaya, Luang Por Perm (Wat Bom Gaew, Ayuttaya), Luang Por Chup (Wat Nang Paya, Pitsanuloke), Luang Por Poon (Wat Ban Paen), Luang Por Pian (Wat Grern Gathin) Luang Por Pitaya (Wat Hnong Dong, Pijit), Luang Por Hwan (Wat Klong Koon), Luang Por Payont (Wat Po Ballangk), Luang Por Sa-Ard (Wat Khao Gaew), Luang Phu Khaeg (Wat Suntara Pradit), Prta Ajarn Pailin (Wat Pra Sri Radtana Maha Tat, Pitsanuloke), Luang Por Samai (Wat Aranyika), Luang Por Jaran (Wat Bang Plii Yai Nai, Luang Por Nuay(Wat Senart), Luang Por Wat Paetch Samutra, Luang Por Yaem (Wat Rai Khing), Luang Por Chamnan (Wat Bang Kuti Tong), Luang Phu Nam (Wat Noi Chompoo), Luang Por Hwan (Wat Sena Nimit), Luang Por Bpricha (Wat Khao Isisukho) Kroo ba Noi (Wat Sri Don Moon), Luang Por Tiang, Wat Rakang, Por Tan Dtud (Samnak Songk Harn Dork Chang), Luang Por Say (Wat Ta Mai Daeng), and Luang Por Sethee of Wat Nong Phai. Many other Masters also attended the ceremony too, whose names we were not able to find.
A most Impressive and Sacred Historic Edition of Sacred Buddhist Amulets from Wat Nang Paya Temple - This is definitely 2013's addition to the History Books as far as Traditional Benjapakee class Buddhist Amulets are concerned. One more official entry in the Dtamra Pra Nang Paya, and the History of the Benjapakee Family of Thai Sacred Amulets.