Purpose for Making : Require donation of money for developing the temple.
Materials : Metal
Size : 10.5 cm x 15 cm (3 inches)
Luang Pho Noy of wat Sri Sa Thong, Nakhon Pathom province, He was the first monk who created style of Phra RaHu in Thailand and popular for his knowledge in both Holy Dharma and Visha (magic).
LP Noy is a Laos monk. He is has been studied the art of making efficacious Phra RaHu statues from Laos.
Phra Rahu is the famous auspicious amulet. Phra RaHu is a mythological monster who is supposed to cause eclipses by taking the moon or the sun in his mouth. He is a kind of giant in Thai myth. The legend is that Phra-RaHu was an immortal giant because he drank some holy nectar. The temple created Phra RaHu amulet not only – taking the moon in his mouth – but also taking the sun in his mouth.
The legend of creation of Phra RaHu is that Phra RaHu was created by the two hermits. One of them was penance in the cave on Nantakhate Mountain. Both of them created magical drawing and magic words in order to sanctify Phra RaHu amulet. One hermit created magical drawing and magic words of Suriyabuppa (eclipse of the sun period) to sanctify Phra RaHu which taking the sun in his mouth. The other hermit created magical drawing and magic words of Chandrabuppa (eclipse of the moon in his mouth. The two hermits made those things because they had foresight to know that humans will face with danger and grieves in the future. The auspicious amulet, Phra RaHu, could help people free from ones.
This amulet has been made from metal and blessed properly by Phra Kru SiRojSuWanNaRak, an abbot who are following LP Noy’s magic book of this temple.
At bottom of image has 2 dragons and under of image has
a Phra RaHu.
People believe Phra RaHu from this temple can change bad thing to become good thing and protect from enemies, evil to induce good luck and fortune.
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