No doubt that there is a fascination with the Buddhist faith in the world. Humans have tried and done everything, from getting Laughing Buddha to your house to get the healthy “chi” inside building. Let us look at the most common antique Buddhist elements of all, Buddha amulet, many kinds of it, & all the meaning of those spiritual & holy amulets, on that note.
Every single Thai amulets are made. D by holy priests in holy or sacred temples and all of them is blessed. The cost of these amulet depends on their age, the materials used & the priest who created them. For example, an amulet that are created recently will price less than someone with high standard rank as priest who made it long ago.
LP Parn Wat Bang Nom Kho Garuda is the most precious antique amulet to exist, intended to bring luck & good fortune to the wearer. Getting a Buddhist amulets at base of stupa or monastery is also a popular Buddhist practice.
It’s evident that in the creation of the amulet Phra Rod, the name it came from this being found during the first half of King Chulalongkorn ‘s period inside a partly broken stupa in the Wat Mahawan. On the other hand, the Phra Nang Phaya was discovered when few people decided to dig piece of a land so that they can do arrangements for arrival of the King Chulalongkorn. This story surrounding Phra Phong Suphan amulets, on the other hand, is a slight different. Apparently, underneath the Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat, some local robbers came to steal them. Then, to check what was missing & what remained, the government requested that official dig to be done, and thats how Phra Phong Suphan was found.
Spiritual healing, seeking peace & praying to Lord Buddha are the key uses of the Buddhist amulet, that’s are antique or fake. This implies that, as a fashion entities, one may not or rather you shouldn’t use Thai amulets. ashing your hands properly before you wear it and even before you are taking this off is one of the fundamental principles of wearing the Thai amulet. Recite whichever mantra you want which will help you find the peace while wearing it, with “Namo tassa bhagavato arahato samma sam buddha ssa” being the most popular Thai mantra.
Unfortunately, people are distracted from the actual purpose of amulets many times, & it results like this, fake amulets are often sold, particularly to the foreign tourist. There is a way of distinguishing fake from real amulets, not a single way. The best approach, then, is that take someone with you who have encountered at some stage in their life wearing amulets.