SOMDEJ WAT RAKHANG, PIM YAI
PHRA SOMDEJ WAT RAKHANG
size large “crack meat” style
◎ This Pim Ya, Somdej Wat Rakhang was given by my good friend.
Although Phra Somdej is the youngest amulet among the Benjapakee, it commands the highest price and the most expensive pieces are from WAT RAKANG.
Unlike the rest, Phra Somdej amulets are made of various composite of substance such as shell lime , holy powder, assorted flowers from shine, rice, lotus, ashes, honey, banana, tang oil etc.
A beautiful piece in perfect condition could easily be worth more than USD 1 million.
These amulets are very much sought after by politicians, bankers, supreme ranking officials, generals, entrepreneurs and celebrities and since they are rare expensive and highly in demand. Fake ones have flooded the market in Thailand .
It is believed that Phra Somdej pendant could bring good luck , protection , confidence , justice , intelligence and success to the wearer .
Phra Somdej Wat Rakang was created by Somdej Phra BuddhaJahn Toh Promarangsi ( Somdej Toh ) when he become abbot of Wat Rakang during King Rama V period .
Somdej Toh : 17 April 1788 ~ 22 June 1872 ( B.E.2331 ~ B.E.2415 )