Tag Archives Luck‚ Fate & Fortune

Mysterious Rae Lek Lai Stone Inhabited by a Khodam Spirit

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Rae lek lai is a adamantine stone that can be found in caves in Southeast Asia. This sacred substance is a rare mixture between meteorite and iron. Legend has it, that lek lai is a fluid substance (note: lek lai means 'flowing metal' in Thai), and that it is inhabited by khodam spirit. Hence, only ...

Ancient Singosari Goldfish Statue from the Thirteenth Century

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This ancient statue represents a goldfish, which is a common symbol for good luck and fortunes. The statue was found in Kanjuruan, close to the Candi Jago temple in Malang, East Java, Indonesia. Based on the condition of the bronze material, it can be estimated that this goldfish statue was made in the thirteenth century in ...

Metal Scroll with Gold Leaf

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This metal scroll ('takrut') is inscribed with sacred yantras and consecrated by the Buddhist monk Luang Por Ruay of Wat Khao Wong Nong Muang, Thailand. After it was ritually consecrated according the ancient tradition, Luang Por Ruay rolled up the metal plate and sealed the metal scroll with a piece of gold leaf. This traditional ...

Mahākaccāyana Thera Statue with Gold Leaf and Yellow Copper Yantra Plate

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This statue is made and consecrated by the Buddhist monk Luang Por Nam Fon. Luang Por Nam Fon is a disciple of the late Luang Por Poon of Wat Pai Lom, Thailand. Basicially, any amulet or statue coming from Wat Pai Lom can be considered a Buddhist favorite, authentically sacred and of reputable status, as ...

Mahākaccāyana Thera Amulet made from Sacred Powders

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This amulet is made and consecrated by the Buddhist monk Luang Por Koon. The amulet is made from sacred powder ingredients selected by Luang Por Koon himself. The front of the amulet features the Buddhist saint Mahākaccāyana Thera sitting with his legs crossed whilst holding a money bag in his hands. On the back of ...