Leading the Holy Life
In B.E. 2396, the local villagers living around Klong Leam Yai
He arrived at an old, underserviced temple that only housed 2 monks. Luang (the equivalent of a Captain in the Sangha) PhiBoon Sombat, who himself resided near Pak Klong Bang Lampoo
Luang Phor Eiam told him about the dilapidated state of the temple and shared his intent to renovate the Ubosot, kuti and sala of the Wat, along with several other amenities, so that the temple would be better equipped to serve the residents of the area. PhiBoon Sombat, moved by his motives, immediately undertook a fund-raising campaign, donating all the proceeds to Luang Phor Eiam’s effort. Luang Phor Eiam however, felt that this charitable act should not go unreciprocated. In gratitude, Luang Phor Eiam crafted the first batch of Phra Pidta amulets as a keepsake for the devotees who had donated to his cause. Word spreads of his virtues, and soon more donations began pouring into the temple.
Luang Phor travelled across the length and breadth of Thailand for his tudong, but was a particularly frequent visitor to Isaan and Eastern Thailand. He even travelled as far as Lao, Cambodia and Myanmar. While travelling in Cambodia, he met a Chee Pakao
Through his Apinya powers, Luang Phor became aware that his devotees had thought him dead. He decided to travel back to Wat Sapansung to calm their hearts. The villagers were alarmed to see him at first, his robes torn and worn, his hair unshorn and disheveled. They also observed a procession of dangerous animals following him on his return, including bears, snakes, and tigers. Even the ferocious animals of the Thai jungles seemed to have taken a liking to the master, allowing him to pass unscathed among them. As a result of his journey, his gammatan
Luang Phor was known for both his humility and his quiet, reserved personality. These traits attracted people from far and wide to be his devotees. He is still very much revered even to this day.