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Walking Buddha (Phra Lila) Kamphangphet

Posted in phra li la, Thai Buddhist famous amulet with tags , , , , , on June 9, 2012 by ahaina

甘烹碧府, “拍厘拉甘烹碧 ~ 考秦银” 佛像

Phra Lila (Walking Buddha)

“Sheykang-Kangmad” silver alloy

  Circa 700 years+

Wat Onoi

Kamphangphet

Phra is the image of the Buddha representing his descent from the Tavatimsha Heaven, to which he had risen in order to preach to his mother. Normally it is in the form of a figure that seems to have come to a momentary pause mid-stride, one heel raised while the other foot is firmly planted on the ground, one hand lifted in a gesture of giving instruction or dispelling fear, while the other arm is naturally at its side. This is also known as Abbhaya mudra, the mudra of no fear. In Theravada Buddhism, a mudra is a symbolic gesture or symbol. This gesture of Phra Leela means dispelling of fear, peace, protection as well as benevolence.

Phra Lila (Walking Buddha)

Phra Lila (Walking Buddha) brings good fortune and wealth to the wearer. A wearer will have the ability to see good opportunities as well as obtaining them. Phra Leela will help a wearer to walk through obstacles in life as well protecting them from danger. Business people will see that there is a lot of help obtained in their business as well as the luck of attracting people of higher power.

Phra Thung Seti / Phra Somkor

Posted in phra li la, Phra Somkor, Kamphangphet, Phra Soom Kor with tags , , , , , , , , on November 20, 2011 by ahaina

Phra Thung Seti

size medium

Kamphangphet

Phra Somkor

size medium

Kamphangphet

This is sometimes called the Buddha of Fortune. It was said that when these amulets were found, an inscription “Poverty will never fall on those who possesses this amulet ” was written in the chedi. 

This group actually comprises of 2 different kinds of amulets, Phra Leela, the walking Buddha in an oblong shape and Phra SomKor in a semi round shape, both from Kamphengphet province. Several types of Kamphangphet tablets are amongst the most sought after by collectors.

Phra Somkor normally comes in either the shape of a thumbnail, or an oval shape commonly referred to as cake amulets (kanom). They are estimated to have been made some 600 years ago. Today Phra Somkor appears to be slightly more popular than Phra Leela, as it is smaller and easier to wear when wearing a full set of BenjaPakee.

Phra Li La, Kamphangphet, 拍厘拉富贵佛

Posted in phra li la, the grand 5 sacred buddha amulets with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 6, 2009 by ahaina

Kamphang Phra Li la, Kemphangphet.

Phra Li La 佛像 为泰国佛像里五大名佛之一, 称( 富贵佛 ) 亦名( 百万佛 ) 根据泰国佛教文献记载 如能得此佛像并诚心供奉或配带之,  即能得到佛力的加披而一生钱财不缺,即不会穷困之意. 信不信由你!

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