Pra Paa La Tai Ajahn Chum BE 2497

Pra Paa La Tai

Pra Paa La Tai Ajahn Chum BE 2497

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Ajahn Chum Chaikiri
Wat Baromothat
BE 2497
7.0 x 4.9 cm

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A large and impressive amulet blessed by Ajahn Chum Chaikiri in BE 2497.

The design of this pim is very similar to the original ancient amulets discovered in the province and is referred to as Pra Paa La Tai or simply Pra Sam.

About four different variants exist, the most common being that with a plain back. There is also another version with the Sam Yant impresssion  to the reverse which is also fairly common.

One of the the other two variants features an impression of Phra Leela to the reverse.

The rarest is Pim Kamakan and only five of these are thought to have been blessed. The reverse of this exceptionally rare pim features 3 x Chedi Meuang Nakhon seals and 4 x Yant Na Khao Ha (the same yant as seen on the Khun paen)



Phra Kru Nang Dtra are ancient amulets that were recovered from Amphur Tha Sala, Nakon Sri Thamarat. They were thought to have been originally created in BE 1500 and provided the inspiration behind the series blessed in BE 2497.

This series of pims created in BE 2497 were made from neua din mixed with auspicious herbs and sedges, very much the same as same as the composition of the original pims.

Blessing Ceremony

A total of 84,000 pims were consecrated on the 14th September BE 24597 at Wat Baromothat , Nakhon Sri Thamarat. The ceremony itself was concluded on the 12th October, (Phansa Day)  The actual blessing ceremony itself was divided into a number of 7 days periods.  Each 7 day period was used to emphasize a particular attribute, for example

Grapan Chaadtree …Invulnerability  (7 days)
Maha Ut…Protection from weapons  (7 days)
Bpong Gan Satraai… Protection from animals (& days)
Bpong Gan Rohk Pai Kai Jep… Protection from illness (7 Days)
Poot Pee …Protection from malaevolent spirits etc (7 days)
Maydtra Mahaa Niyom… Kindness, Mercy & Compassion (7 Days)
Nayramit Gaai Gamrap Satdtroo… Protection from Black Magic / Enemies etc

The ceremony itself was presided over by Jao Khun Prapatmunee, Abbot of Wat Baromothat. In attendance were  Ajahn Pan, Ajahn Chum and 108 other sacred monks including amonst others:

Ajahn Khun Pan Wat khao Or
Luang Por Klai (Wat Suan Khan)Phor Tan Klai
Luang Por Opasi (Arsrom Bang Mod)
Luang Poo Keaw (Wat Hrong Bon)
Luang Por Daeng (Wat Tha Sala)
Luang Por Kling (Wat Thalung Thong)
Luang Por Pahl (Wat Khao Or)
Luang Por Khong (Wat Bahn Suan)
Luang Por Dis (Wat Pak Sra)
Luang Por Mun (Wat Khao Daeng)
Luang Por Song (Wat Chao Fa Sala Loi)
Luang Por Peum (Wat Koh Lak)
Luang Por Daeng (Wat Khao Bandai It)
Luang Por Nguen (Wat Don Yai Hom)
Luang Por Tae (Wat Sam Ngam)

Ajahn Chum was a representative of the common man. At that time Buddha amulet trade and commerce did not exist in the same way that it does today. Amulets were given in return for merit

Leklai Ajahn Chum
Phor Tan Kong Sirimatho is handing Ajahn Chum the Pong Leklai powder

Sacred Components:
The Amulets were made up of numerous sacred components including:

Sacred powder – original Pra Somdej Wat Rakhang amulets
Sacred powder – original Pra Somdej Wat Bangkhunprom amulets
Sacred powder – original Pra Kru Nangtra amulets
Sacred powder – original Pra Kru taokrote
Sacred powder – origianl Pra Pong Suphan amulets
Sacred powder – original amulets / Wat Praroop and Wat Bangkrang
Sacred powder – origianl amulets / Wat Nangphya
Sacred powder – ancient amulets / Sukhothai province
Sacred powder – ancient amulets / Kampangpaet province
Sacred powder – ancient amulets / Kanchanaburi province
Sacred powder – ancient amulets / Pitsanalok province
Sacred powder – ancient Pra Rod, Pra Kong / Lampoon province
Sacred powder called Mahawan fron Wat Khao-or, Patalung Province
Sacred powder ground from old wrecked Prakru Srivichai amulets
Sacred powder from Wat Changhai
Sacred powder gathered from 108 Thai Temples

One of the more important inclusions was leklai which makes these amulets tremendously powerful.

These amulets were chanted for 7 seperate purposes each for seven days, namely; Personal charm and attractivemess, Kongkrapan (Body Protection), Maha Utt (Protection from arms), Protection from wild animals and insects, Protection from evil spirits & ghosts and illness.

For protection you should use the following katha every night before sleep:

Namo tassa
Na ma pa ta
Na ma na a
Nor gor na ga
Goror nor a

Na a ga hang

The amulets were also soaked in rat & cat oil and cat & dog oil. These two sets of oposing forces are brought together in unison, increasing the power of the amulet.

In addition the amulet was blessed for invulnerablity (kong Krapan) against weapons and furthermore may in fact be used when handling weapons and the power is invoked through the use of a different katha:

Na long hai ma ha khao ha
najit thanh manit ma ma

Jit tang manit ma ma (x3)

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Any amulet found not to be genuine may be returned for a full refund

Additional information


Ajahn Chum Chaikiri

Year Blessed

BE 2497

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