Praying Mantra is a Dharma of Thai and a kind of merit-making. Saud Mon (praying Mantra or Katha) means speaking holy words or phases. Praying would lead to achieve what people desire because Buddhism emphasizes consciousness, intellect and reason.
You must clean your body and wear polite cloth.
You must prepare 3 things before praying mantra. 1) peaceful body 2) peaceful mind 3) peaceful place
You can pray mantra in early
morning or before sleeping.
You should pay homage to Lord
Buddha before praying mantra.
You must have a concentration
before praying mantra.
For Thais, we believe that praying mantra attract people make a good thing because they will have consciousness before doing anything.
The result from praying Mantra You will have a consciousness all the time. You will have a good health. You will have a peaceful mind. You will have a better life.
In fact, there are many praying mantras in Buddhism. However, here we would like to exemplify major katha or famous mantra of Thai Buddhism that are the most common praying anywhere in Thailand. Also experiences from praying manta or katha regularly are mentioned in many presses and pray books from temple.
Praying Buddha Master Katha is recall of Lord Buddha. This katha had started since Buddha’s lifetime. Also, this katha can control consciousness and bring a peaceful mind. It's very good for you, if you chant this katha everyday (Morning or Night or Morning and Night).
Real experience from Buddha Katha One Christian who lived in Bangkok. She was 51 years old, when she told this story. She had only one son. Her husband was a millionaire, but he was dead after getting married for a few years. Thus, she sold her property value at hundreds million baht. She sent her son to study aboard but his son misbehaves deceives his mom for money.
Finally, she had financial problems because of his son. She had no money. She did not know that how she will do. She met with astrologer. Astrologer deceived her money again and he could not help her and her son. Next, she found a monk. She asked for help herself and her son. The monk said that you should pray Buddha katha and make merit everyday. She refused to pray because she was Christian.
4-5 month later, she met with misfortune again. Thus, she went to see that monk again. She decided to pray Buddha katha. She prayed Buddha katha 52 times.
After she prays katha everyday. Her life is getting better. She can sleep well. She can eat more. Her son became a good guy. She said that it is unbelievable experience. Her life is better because she prays and makes merit everyday.
Chinnabanchon Katha is one of the most famous praying Katha of Thais. From assumption said that Lanna monk was composed this Katha. This Katha is an important Katha since Krung Sri Ayudhya period. Next, this Katha was improved by Somdej Toh of Wat RaKhang. Somdej Toh was the 5th Somdej Phra Buddhacharn of Rattanakosin period. Moreover, this Katha can found in Myanmar and Sri LangKa.
For person who would like to start pray this katha. You should start to pray on Thursday (Thursday is Wai Kru day). Moreover, please prepare 3 color flowers or 9 lotuses or 1 handful jasmine.
Then, light 3, 5 or 9 incenses and light 2 candles. After that, light incenses and candle to recall for Buddhist 3 Gems.
Before praying chinnabanchon katha please chant this katha first.
“Namo Tassa Bhagavato Arahato Samma-Sambuddhassa”
Real experience from Chinnabanchon katha
This story comes from a man who wrote his story on webboard. Here is his experience.
One day about , he went to bed and pray Chinnabanchon katha 10 items before sleep. While he was sleeping, he heard some voice said that “Hey! Someone come to see you”. Suddenly, he saw dead people stand at balcony. He looked at that bodies and found that there were a woman wear Thai dress, hold sword and full of blood on that sword, a man with no eyes, full of blood and wear ragged cloth and 7-8 old men in pathetic.
All dead people kneel and respect him. Thus, he asked that why they came here. They said that they heard his sound of mantra. They follow to his praying. They died several years and begged for merit.
Next morning, he donated money to temple on behalf of them. He believed that it happen from his praying. He made merit and pray Chinnaborn katha everyday.
3. Phra Khun Paen Katha
Chant 3 times of this initial Mantra :
"Namo tassa Bhagavato Arahato Samma-sambuddhassa" (3 times) "A Hi Ma Ma Na Mo Buddha Ya Na Ma Pa Ta"
From the end of Ayutthaya legend, Khun Paen was one of best warlord. He was very clever in fighting, spell and flirt. Khun Paen had magic spell. He fosters ghost such as Hong Prai and Guman Thong. He was successful in Nirvana katha. Also, he was successful in the top of soul knowledge.
From above miracle Khun Paen story, many Arjarns or monks like to make Khun Paen as charming amulet.
This experience comes from our customer. He tries to find amulet for charming. Thus, we recommend Phra Khun Paen/LP Thongdum. After this customer bought our amulets, he prays Phra Khun Paen katha everyday.
Next, that (December 2006) our customer had e-mail to us. He said that power of Khun Paen amulet is wonderful. Also, he attached his picture with many women around him!! He became popular and has great sex appeal!
Praying Mantra daily can bring consciousness for yourself. Thus, while praying need to have a peaceful mind and concentration. This way can touch with power from mantra. Moreover, heavy praying mantras of amulet lead to strong power of amulet.
If you would like to feel the power of each amulet you need to praying mantra of each amulet with concentration and everyday.
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