Legend, Myths and Origins

Inn Wicha – It Takes Two To Make A Sweet Valentine (Part 2)

The Power of Inn In Part 1, we have explored how the concept of Puruṣārtha…

Inn Wicha – It Takes Two To Make A Sweet Valentine (Part 1)

Inn wicha, is a Kreung Rang originating from the kingdom of Lanna. “Inn” means “to…

What is Ngang? Part 2: Types of Ngang and Worship Methods

Type of Ngang Though the likeness of Ngang varies greatly according to the craftsman fashioning…

What is Ngang? Part 1: A Basic Understanding

In Part 1 of this article, we will explore the origins of this peculiar amulet…

Naree Pon – The Beautiful Femme Fatale From Another Dimension

The Buddhist scriptures, the Sutta Pitaka, Khuddhaka Nikaya, Jataka, recounts the 547 tales of the…

The Geometrical Symbolism of Yant

Yant – meaning “Yantra”. Originally derived from the Sanskrit word “YANTRA”   What is Yant?…

Benjaphed – Life Crisis

The word “Benjaphed” is derived from the Pali words “panja”, meaning five, and “visa or…

The Macabre Knowledge of Guman Thong Part 2 – Worship Methods and Spells

In Part 1, we have explored the types of Guman Thong, and revealed the modern…

The Macabre Art of Guman Thong Part 1 – Ancient Origins and Modern Beliefs

Guman Thong are the spirits of toddlers, that have been trapped, and pushed into the service of people, for specific purposes. They originated from the practice of sorcerers enlisting the aid of ghosts to do their bidding. Some Thais believe that the most powerful Guman Thong are created from the spirit of a child who died while inside the mother’s body, also known as “Dtai Tang Klom”.

Luang Phor Sang-Nga Anupuppho, Wat Ban Mor, Ratchaburi

  The highly esteemed Venerable Monk, who departed the world in peace, and left behind…