A look at a gallery of images of the four blessing ceremonies made in 2561 BE at Wat Ballangk with Luang Por Koon Worabanyo performing empowerments, for various editions of amulets, and charitable projects. The blessings were performed over a number of different amulets including some which were then passed on to other temples for further empowerment. Amongst the amulets blessed in the four ceremonies at Wat Ballangk in 2561 were the Rian Prohm Yin Dee rhombus shape Luang Por Koon with 4 faced Brahma Yantra coins, the Buddha Riding Cockerel Amulet LP Parn Diamond Armour Wicha sacred clay amulet, See Pheung Maha Mongkol Maha Lap Potions, Rian Traimas coins, and other types of Guru Monk coins and talismans.
Below we see LP Koon performing blessings during the various ceremonies, as well as performing the ritual of ‘Kiaw See Pheung’ waxy Metta Balm potion boiling.
Presenting a gallery of images of the Empowerment and Buddha Abhiseka Blessing Ceremonies of the 2561 BE ‘Som Pratana’ (fulfil your dreams and wishes) edition amulets released at Wat Po Sri in Nakorn Panom, one of the lineage temples of the Great LP Derm of Wat Nong Po. The amulets were blessed with various other individual editions of each master, by a host of Great Master Monks of Luang Por Derm’s Lineage, with the Meritorious Charitable goal of raising funds for the building of a Chedi Stupa Relic Shrine at Wat Po Sri, and to build a study hall at Wat Fa Khern Suwannadum Pa in Nakorn Panom .
The first blessing ceremony at Wat Pratat Panom and was held on the 25th May 2560 BE, included the following Master Monks present to perform empowerment and Blessing of the Chanuan Muan Sarn Sacred Metals for the casting of the amulets;
Pra Manghala Sutee (Luang Phu Khaek), of Wat Suntorn Pradit, Pra Kroo Ratana Nayok (Wat Pratat Haripunchai), Pra Kroo Wimon Bun Gosala, (Wat Wimonlaniwas) Pra Kroo Suntorn Chayapiwat (Wat Tat Maha Chai), Pra Racha Siri Wattana (Wat Suwan Sawang Suwannaram, Pra Kroo Boworn Potiwat (Wat Pratat Sri Kun), Pra Kroo Wisutti Maedti (Vice Abbot of Wat Pratat Panom), Pra Kroo Pawana Sope (Wat Pha Tamma Sope (Lopburi), and Pra Racha Radtana Longorn (Wat Po Chai)
The second ceremony was performed at Wat Pratat Panom again, to bless the amulets after casting in full Buddha Abhiseka ceremony on the 30th October 2560 BE, with Luang Phu Sor presiding.
The final Blessing Ceremony was performed on Monday 9th April 2561 at Wat Po Sri, with Luang Phu Sor Luang Phu Glom and Luang Phu Sorn, along with the monks of the temple performing empowerment and blessings.
Luang Por Derm was one of the greatest master monks in Thai Buddhist Amulet making history, and his original Loi Ongk Statuettes are priceless treasures, only worn by the riches millionaires, but the devotees of Luang Por Derm believe that just his image is sacred with or without blessing, and carries the same power as any of his ancient and priceless amulets, for the faith and devotion of the devotee, brings blessings from Luang Por Derm through direct transmission through Guru Worship.
Luang Por Derm was very famous for his Mitmor Spirit Knives, and carved amulets in ivory and wood, as well as his hand inscribed Pha Yant, and of course, the Roop Lor.
Below; Pra Roop Lor Luang Por Derm Wat Nong Po Som Pratana Edition amulets, in Nuea Tong Tip Khad Ngao sacred brass with oiled polish (top – 6739 amulets made), and Nuea Albaca Khad Ngao (bottom – 4489 amulets made)
Luang Por Derm was Born on Wednesday 6 February 2403 BE and Died on Tuesday 22 June 2494 BE. He was one of the Greatest Masters of Thai Buddhist History, whose amulets, and famous ‘Mitmor’ ritual spirit knives are legendary around the whole wide world, for their authentic power, and Master Class Status.
This great Master and Abbot of Wat Nong Po, is believed to have chosen to be born on Earth in the village of Nong Po, to lighten the sufferings of Buddhist People, and to bestow them with Blessings to lead them on their way towards Happiness, and Alleviate their Sufferings, and Poverty.The Wicha of Luang Por Derm is continued to this day through his Looksit of the various Master Lineages.
His carved Roop Lor, Krueang Rang (Talismans), ivory, and wooden amulets are rare items, for they were made by individual Artisans who were Initiated and had received the Wicha, and ‘Korb Kroo’ Ritual Empowerment as permission from Luang Por Derm himself. Only such Lineage Master Initiates were allowed to perform carving or knife forging for Luang Por Derm, and even to this day after his passing, all the Posthumous Editions of amulets which derive from Masters who are Initiates of Luang Por Derm, have to use only amulets and Artisanry which have been made by an Initiated Artisan.
Luang Phu Ya Tan Suan was a great Master Monk who managed to evade the fame of other more willing publicly known monks of his era, but was one of the great monks with powerful Wicha, of an equal status to many other Masters whose names may be more well known Internationally.
Luang Phu Ya Tan Suan Jantaro of Wat Na Udom was very famous for his cord wrapped Takrut amulets, which are highly revered by the devotees of Wat Na Udom and the province around the temple, and which are Nationally famous as perhaps the most popular talismanic charm of this great Arya Sangha Monk. Famous for his cord wrapped Takrut Tone, Takrut Bailan, and Takrut Hnang Glong Plae, as well as his Guru Monk Coins, which carry many stories of miraculous events from devotees who wore them.
Below; Rian Taep Yin Dee Block Raek Luang Phu Ya Tan Suan Block Niyom Dtok Code Na 2536 BE
The Rian Taep Yin Dee Block Raek Luang Phu Ya Tan Suan was made in three different types of sacred metal, 3 made in solid gold, 200 in solid silver, and 10,000 in sacred copper (Nuea Tong Daeng), with Code Na. Some with two types of code stamps were made,, of which only a few were handed out during the ceremony (Gammagarn). Only an estimated 20 coins were made with two code stamps.
Below; Bia Gae LP Ya Tan Suan
Luang Phu Ya Tan Suan was born in the year 2543 BE and was the son of a family of famers, and had 8 siblings. he helped his parents with the farm until he was 20 years old, and since he had been feeling inclined to ordain into the Monkhood (Sangha) for some years already, decided to ask his parents for permission to ordain into the Buddhist clergy and go stay at a temple to practice the Dhamma.
He was ordained at the temple of Wat Na Udom in Pibun Mangsaharn. his Upachaya Ordaining Officer was Pra Atigarn Prohmma, and his Pra Gammawajajarn Prompting Officer was Pra Dee. Pra Bua was his Pra Anusawanajarn Witness. After ordinations Luang Phu Ya Tan Suan received the ordained name of ‘Jantaro’ which means ‘he who knows the difference between what is needed and what is merely desired’.
Below; Takrut Tone Thak Chueak Luang Phu Ya Tan Suan – Wat Na Udom
After his ordination into the Buddhist clergy he dedicated himself to very diligently learning the Dharma and to practice chanting prayers in Pali. He would always attend and study the Patimokkha every month during the Patiimokkha recitations of the Vinaya Pitaka.
He remained at the temple for a period of 3 years under the tutelage of the abbot Luang Por Jao Atigarn Suan, where after he moved on to stay at the temple of Wat Kam Hwa. He then remained there to practice for 3 months, where are after, he traveled to study the Dharma vinaya add the temple of Wat Samrong Yai in Bangkok, where by coincidence, Por Tan Hmon, who was the Abbot of this Temple was an uncle of Phu Ya Tan Suan.
It was here, that he studied the basics and began to apply the first practices of Vipassana Kammathana Insight Mindfulness Techniques. His uncle Luang Por Hmon was a very strict monk indeed with very strong rules about keeping the Buddhist Vinaya. Whatever his monks would be doing he would expect them to do it with full concentration and fullest effort, without distraction which was part of his method of teaching them to concentrate which is of course, the heart of meditation
Below; Pra Gleep Bua Roop Muean 2542 BE Amulets Luang Phu Ya Tan Suan
Luang Por Hmon would take Luang Phu Ya Tan Suan into the forest cemetery, to teach and demonstrate to him the methods of controlling the breathing in and out, and would take him regularly to spend nights meditating in the cemetery, to master his techniques of breath mindfulness. After a few sessions, Luang Por Hmon, who was both his mentor and uncle gave him permission to go alone and continue this practice in solitude in the Cemetery as often as possible.
After this he began to teach his nephew Luang Phu Ya Tan Suan, th secret practices of occult sorcery, and instructed him in reading and writing Khom ancient Khmer Sanskrit script, which is the script that must be used for inscription of magic spells In Thai Buddha Magic. Luang Phu Ya Tan Suan also learned how to write the inscriptions in Khom, Khmer, and Aksorn Tam Isan type magical alphabets.
Famous for his cord wrapped Takrut Tone, Takrut Bailan, and Takrut Hnang Glong Plae, as well as his Guru Monk Coins, which carry many stories of miraculous events from devotees who wore them. His Sacred Power was considered immeasurable, as devotees noticed that Luang Phu’s Look Om Chan Hmak betel areca balls, and his hair after head shaving, would turn into ‘Pratat’ relic crystals.
Famous for his many Takrut amulets such as the Takrut Ha Kasat 5 Kings spell, for its Maha Ud Gunstopper Power, Klaew Klaad and Kong Grapan. His Takrut Sai Rok Pra Putta Jao, Takrut Tone Thak Chueak cord wrapped spells, Takrut Gab Raberd Bombsilencer, Takrut Upakut, Takrut Sariga Dtom Hwae, Takrut Hnag Glong Dtaek (broken temple drumskin), renowned for its Powerful Metta, his Takrut Gai Kheun Rot Long Ra (famed for Kaa Khaay selling power), the Takrut Khao Dta made from Ngern Bpaag Phii (coin from the mouth of a corpse which was cremated on a tuesday – powerful necromancy), the Takrut Klord Look Ngaay (easy birthgiving spell).
Apart from his many famous Takrut amulets, Luang Phu Ya Tan Suan Mastered the Wicha of making Pha Yant Sacred Yantra Cloths, Look Prakam magical Rosary making, Nang Kwak Statues, Rahu Om Jantr Asura Deva Eclipse God amulets, See Phueng Metta Balm, Prakam Tone (Look Om), Wicha Riak Suudt, the Wicha for making Pong Ittijae, Pong Bpathamang, and other sacred powders. He was known to possess a very unusual powerful Wicha to make special Holy Water, and the Wicha Hmaa Kin Jai (Dog eats Your Thoughts spell), which is another inimitable magic spell of Phu Ya Tan Suan of the Metta Variety.