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There are three pims that comprise the first generation Pra Pong amulets blessed by Luang Phor Daeng in BE 2513, they are the Pra Somdej, Pra Nangphya and Pra Pitda, (both pim yai and pim lek)
There were no other pims blessed for example the Khun Paen amulet and double coloured Pra Somdej were both created and blessed posthumously by his disciples from the remaining powders.
The pitda pims are made from the exact same powders as the Somdej amulets and were blessed at the same ceremonies, there is effectively no difference between the two. Its seldom that you see these original Pitda pims so it gives me pleasure to show this superb example of the Pim Lek
Prapong Yanvilas amulets are without question the most famous series of amulets created by this great monk. In fact the sanctification of these pims took almost three years to complete.
Amulets consecrated by Luang Phor Daeng are known to have help save many lives from road accidents. It is reported that no victims of road deaths have ever been found to have been wearing LP Daeng’s amulets.
Another well reported event was the incident of a parachutist who jumped from a plane, but his chutes failed to deploy. Inexplicably the strong prevailing wind blew him into safely into a swamp and survived. he wearing the LP Daeng Somdej amulet.
Petchburi province in Thailand was known to be violent, with many conflicts settled with guns. It was said the LP Daeng Somdej amulet acted as an invisible force or bullet proof jacket with bullets being unable to penetrate human flesh.
Miraculous incidents were widely reported and prices rose rapidly. One of the most accurate accounts of these pims was written in the Apiniharn Magazine published in February BE 2517, the very month after the death of Luang Phor Daeng who passed away on the 16th January BE 2517.
1. Pra Pong Yanvilas amulets were created by the three individuials, Luang Phor Boonsong, current abbot of Wat Khaobandai-it, Mr. Jerm Promprasit and Lt Prasong Jermporn.
2. The sacred powders to create these pims were collected during the period B.E.2489- B.E 2509.
3. Production of the pims commenced in BE 2509 and completed in BE 2511. This is one of the reasons that you will see some magazines list these amulets as BE 2509 or BE 2511 as it is known a number of pims were distributed in both these years to committee members of the temple.
4. The amulets were sanctified at more than 250 sacred ceremonies held at a similar number of temples.
5. Luang Phor Daneg continued to bless these amulets for a further 2 years during the period BE 2511 to BE 2513.
6. Although the amulets are commonly refrerred to as BE 2513, they were not actually released to the public until October BE 2514, and as such it would be quite accurate to describe them as first batch BE 2514. The following document held at Wat Khao Bandai-it is a letter from the Abbot of Wat Prachanamit, Korat requestiung help. Funds were required to build a crematorium and confirtms that the amulets would be released to the public on the 23rd and 24th October. The hand written note by LP Boonsong confirms that amulets were dispatched.
Other Important blessings:
Apart from the 250 ceremonies, and the ceremony organized by LP Daeng etc these amulets were also specially blessed by the following sacred monks:
-Jaokhun Nor of Wat Thepsirin, who transferred sacred power into the amulets on April 25th, B.E.2513 and December 5th, B.E.2513
-Luang Phor Mi of Wat Sing, who transferred sacred power into the amulets on August 9th-17th, B.E.2514
-Luang Phor Song of Wat Jaofasalaloy, blessed the amulets on September 29th, B.E.2514
The Karmakarn version amulets or Pim Teun were created in order to give to the temple committee.
Committee batch amulets are generally made from a finer mix than the standard pims which generally have quite a distinctive/rough appearance.
In B.E.2514 the amulets were introduced to the Thai public and Luang Phor Daeng sprinkled Pong Tabai Tong powder onto the amulet surface, and in doing so the amulets gained a new addition to their name.
Pong Tabai Tong powder is actually gold powder collected from Wat Suthat, a famous Thai temple in Bangkok. Interestingly a number of pims were retained at the temple where they would be blessed further.
In fact during the year BE 2517, three years after they were officially released to the public a number of these amulets were blessed again by Luang Poo Waen of Wat Doimaipang, who transferred sacred power into the amulets on January 9th-10th.
The Gold filings when present on the surface of the BE 2513 amulets often makes then very easy to identify. Note that some of these amulets were also sent to Wat Bowin.
Pra Pong Yanvilas amulets were made of several hundred auspicious / sacred components, and below I have listed the major inclusions.
Sacred powder of Somdej Pra Buddhacharn Toh of Wat Rakhng, Bangkok
Sacred powder of Wat Mai Amataros, Bangkok
Sacred powder of Wat Samplerm, Bangkok
Sacred powder of Luang Poo Pring of Wat Bangpakok, Bangkok
Sacred powder of Wat Chang Hai, Pattani Province
Sacred powder of Luang Poo Tian of Wat Bost, Patumtani Province
Sacred powder collected from 5 sacred sites associated with Lord Buddha
Sacred powder ground from Srimaha Bhoti, the sacred Bhoti tree
Buddha Khun powder
gold powder collected from many sacred City Pillars throughout Thailand
gold powder collected from sacred ceremonies presided over by HM the King at several temples such as Wat Bowon, Wat Makut, Wat Rachborpit, Wat Prachetupon, Wat Prasing, Wat Parlaylai, and Wat Tevasungkaram,.
Sand collected from Klaikungwon royal palace, Hua Hin District, Prachuap Kiri Khan Province
Soil from several cities with the auspicious word “Chai” namely Chaiyapum, Chainart, Chaibadarn, Pichai, Denchai, Chaiya, Mahachai, Nakornchaisri, and Haripunchai
Din Prong powder collected from places in Kanchanaburi Province, which were believed haunted by spirits, namely; Prong Na-ngarm, Prong Sampran, Prong Prantao,, Prong Khaobang, Prong Machalab, and Prong Srisawad.
Sacred sheets of metal colected from seven ancient Khmer castles
Sacred metal collected from seven ancient chedi
Sacred metal known as Leknampi
Sacred water from 109 temples
Sacred candles from 109 temples
Sacred powder ground from several species of Thai plant such as Chompoo, Makham, Mayom, Galong, Rukson, Gafakchompoo,, Gafakrukson Gafakgalong, Bainard, Chaiyapruk, Kanun, Payung, etc.
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