Pic: Luang Phor Perm’s Amulet (Front & Back) from Temple Wat Brang Phra.
Luang Phor Perm Wat Brang Phra is one of the famous guru in Thailand. He is famous for his Sakyant especially his Tiger Yant. Because of this many people mistaken him as an Arahant but in actual fact, Luang Phor Perm has attained Bodhisattva. you might ask what is the difference between Arahant and Bodhisattva? Practicing Arahant and Bodhisattva will eventually reached Nirvana. Arahant once reach this stage have already complete their practice. Whereas Bodhisattva will stay to spread their teaching in hope to save the people in ending their sufferings. It is the vow that reaches out for people makes one a Bodhisattva. Not by the Sutra reciting or practices. That is why make offering to Luang Phor Perm will able to help you in your everyday life.
People may wonder why Luang Phor Perm’s amulet had him sitting on a tiger. During his youth， Luang Phor Perm had ever been to Tudong (Meditation in a forest ) . After his retreat he saw a Tiger walking around the cave where he stay. And because of that it became his trademark.
His amulet beside works wonder for protection, Luang Phor Perm is also famous for his Metta Mahaniyom (well-liked by others). That is why people always carry his amulet for good relationship.
Pic : Gold Bell Amulet from temple Wat Brang Phra (Luang Phor Perm).
Everyone think that the amulet is the image of Buddha, Deva or animal and it makes people curious why amulet is the shape of the bell?
Bell in Buddhism represent waking or wisdom. It is also know that Bell represent protection. Before Somdej Toh born the bell in the temple and field sound by itself. Represent the newborn baby has wisdom and will bring enlightenment to those around him. Hence, the temple logo of Wat Rakang is the shape of a bell represent wisdom and enlightenment.
What is the purpose of carry golden bell amulet? It is for protection and clearing of bad luck. There are people who born are not suitable to carry image of Buddha, Gods and even animal due to their eight character. So this amulet is good for them to carry around. No matter where there are they are protect by the bell. The sound of the bell will clear away all bad luck and even outcast evil spirit. How about villains? If you have wisdom you will definitely out smart your enemy. In Buddhism, we do not empathize on fighting. It is to use our wisdom to defend our enemy or overcome any obstacle.
Misconception of sound of the bell is that it will attract evil spirit. This is not true. The sound of the bell represent Deva, hence carry bell amulet invite the protection of Deva.
Pic : Wild Boar Amulet from temple Wat Brang Phra (Luang Phor Perm’s Temple).
Most people thought that Wild Boar amulet is only for KongKrapan (Protection). However, they did not know it actually is for clearing of bad luck.
Why it uses the image of wild boar? In Buddhism, we believed using the nature force as a helping tool for the devotees. We used the spirit in the universe to assist and bless the devotees with good luck and fortune. The nature of wild boar will charge straight if they meet their enemy. So if you are carry this holy wild boar amulet. If you meet any crisis in life you will be able to overcome the difficulties in life. As wild boar carry the strength and courage to dash over it. Apart from clearing away bad luck and outcast evil spirit. Wild boars amulet also defend it owner’s enemy. If you are working in a complex office environment. A wild boar amulet maybe suitable for you as it chase away your backstabber away.
Does wild boar bring good fortune? Yes. If you see Chinese Horoscope. Those who born in the year of pig usually have very good luck especial side luck. In our belief, pig carry very good fortune. In fact pig carry the Chinese words “Fu” 福.
Does wild boar amulet suitable for everyone? Yes. However, those who born in the year of the snake are not suitable to carry wild boar amulet. In Chinese Horoscope born in the year of Pig crash with those born in the year of Snake.
This wild boar amulet can wear above or below waist. It is suitable for those who works in entertainment industry or sales industry. Unlike tiger amulet, wild boar amulet does not chase away customer. If your in sales line and thinking of carry a tiger amulet why not carry a wild boar amulet which is more suitable in your careers path.