Saturday, October 15, 2011

Phra Keow
Bucha 5"
Glass Material
Mass Chanted
Wat Suthat
B.E 2500

Additional Information:
In year 2500, Thai Prime Minister ordered to create a batch of amulets to commemorate 2500 years of Buddhism and to raise funds for the construction of Buddha Mondhon. This batch of amulets were blessed in one of the greatest ceremonies twice on Feb 9,10,11 and May 2,3,4 at Wat Suthat. A total of 108 guru monks was involved in the chanting.Some of the monks are:
LP Nak, Wat Rakhang
LP Chong, Wat Natangnok
LP Ngern, Wat Don Yaihom
LP Tae, Wat Sam Ngam
LP Chaeng, Wat Bangpang
LP Lee, Wat Asokaram
LP Klaai, Wat SuanKhan
LP Zhai, Wat Sadej
LP Hiang, Wat Paa
LP Pae, Wat PikulThong
LP Hom, Wat Chakmak
LP Aant, Wat Phra Yatikaram
LP ThongSook, Wat Tanod Luang
LP Sie, Wat Sakae
LP Thop, Wat Chon Daen
LP Toh, Wat Praduchimplee
Chao Khun Phol, Wat Nang

This bucha was made in Japan and was chanted together with the 25 Sattawas. There were also another batch of similar buchas made in India as this batch of amulets' aim was to celebrate 2500 years of Buddhism and Lord Buddha was born in India.

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