Sunday, August 5, 2012

Wat Bang Krang - The Origin Phra Khun Paen Amulet In SuphanBuri - Thailand.

Wat Bang Krang, temple of the oldest Phra Khun Paen amulets in Thailand located at Tambon Bankrang, Amphoe Si Prachan, SuphanBuri province. This temple is just next the west bank of the Tha Chin river and the old monastery was built in the Ayutthaya era and is over 450 years old. The main attraction is the clay baked of Phra Khun Paen amulet and famous among the collecters around the world. Assumed that is was created by King Naresuan the great and victory against King of Burma in year BE2135. The Phra Khun Paen amulets were kept inside the Chedi for worship by Somdet Pra Ponnarat. There were 84000 pcs with 27 kinds of Single Khun Paen and 14 kinds of Twin Khun Paen. The Twin Khun Paen is very important because is created for memory of King Naresuan the Great and King Phra Ekatosarot.  
 The old monastery Vihara of Wat Bang Krang.
 The consecrated old Phra Buddha statues inside the old monastery Vihara of Wat Bang Krang. This monastery is built since ancient Ayutthaya era.
 The main Ubosot of Wat Bang Krang and photo taken with main Phra Buddha statue inside the Ubosot.
 The Relic shrine and the Relics on display.
 The 'Khun Paen' image of Sema stone beside the Ubosot and the Chedi at back side Ubosot.
 The Mondop with Bell and venerated Phra Buddha inside.
 The board history of King Chulalongkorn visited to SuphanBuri in year 1908. King Chulalongkorn also wrote to Pagoda of Wat Bang Krang and name of the Tambon as same as name of temple.
Bottom board history of Sunthorn Phu the Great Poet of Ratanakasin visited to SuphanBuri. He wrote Poet of Wat Bang Krang : "Picturesquely carved into the ground, The crescent river is occupied by Crocodiles and Fish. Here the silence of BangKrang flourishes. Gradually deriving a feeling of loneliness, I shift myself away.
 The temple surrounding.
 The shrine of Mai Takien log.
 The monks Kuti building.
 The old Sala building of Wat Bang Krang.
 The jetty and Tha Chin river.
The amulet counter of Wat Bang Krang.
The amulet counter and famous Phra Khun Paen BE2492 and BE2512.
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See more info Wat Bang Krang - Khun Paen amulets at :
http://www.thaiamulets-dhammapath.blogspot.com/search/label/Wat%20Bang%20Krang
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See more of other Thai amulets at :
http://www.thaiamulets-dhammapath.blogspot.com/

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