Waen Mekkhaphat – Alchemical Ring from Luang Phor Imm, Wat Hua Khao temple, Suphanburi province
What Is the Mekhaphat?
Mekhaphat is a metal fashioned through arcane alchemical processes, that have been described in ancient Thai texts. It is strange, mystical material, that is believed to be a wellspring of spiritual power. Its main ingredients are Lead and Copper, but these are incorporated with several other obscure, powerful ingredients, through a complex process. During smelting, a dizzying array of dangerous, unstable materials such as sulfur and mercury, as well as herbs such as Plai Dam
It is popularly used in the creation of amulets. The Geji of ages past, hailing from such revered pedigrees as Phra Kru Patchimthitboriharn (Nak Chotiko), Wat Huai Chorakhe
Wean Mekhaphat by Luang Phor Imm, Wat Hua Khao temple
Wean Mekhaphat by Luang Phor Imm of Wat Hua Khao temple, are famous for rendering users invulnerable to weapons, as well as protecting them from venomous snakes, and enhancing their owner’s Metta
Luang Phor Imm’s Mekhaphat, are often mixed with Lek Lai
Luang Phor Imm crafted his Mekhaphat by following spells he obtained from an ancient grimoire. He personally selected the metals, and sacred herbs for the project, crafting them in a crucible and completing the requisite consecration ceremonies entirely on his own. He even fashioned sacred objects from the resulting compound himself, believing that this would serve to amplify the sanctity and effectiveness of the sacred amulets.
Wean Mekhaphat by Luang Phor Imm are many in several variants, but the Mekkhapat perched atop the rings is standard throughout. Some of the many styles of Wean Mekhaphat are pictured below”:
Some texts profess that one might decipher the state of their horoscope from the luster of their Wean Mekkaphat. A bright, dazzling color, indicates prosperity on your horizon. A dull or stained color, however, is a forebearer of bad tidings headed your way. Take special care to only clean your Mekhaphat with raindrops or pure water. You may also immerse it in water to consecrate the liquid, and use it to bless yourself and your surrounding area, in an attempt to stave off misfortune.
This holy water is called “Nammon Klab Duang”
Katha for the Rings
Tang Mae Thi Sa Ko,
Mang Su Lae So,
A Pa Na,
Su Su Pi,
A Thi Su Ko,
Mang Su Lae So,
Su Su Pi