is a monk who is most famous for his Phaya Wanon amulets (Refer to our article on Phaya Wanon, Luang Phor Anan for more information). Luang Phor Anan was born on Thursday, 7th July, B.E. 2498, in the year of the Goat. He was given the name Anan by his parents. His family name was PreeCha. He is the 6th child among a total of 15 children, born to a household of farmers.
, taught him the wicha of combining medicine with arcane spells using pearls. This unique wicha is called Kwad Ya
, a method of blessing incorporating elements of Thai herbalism. The person carrying out this blessing, will dab the specially-combined mix of pearl and herb powder with his fingers, and push it into the throat of the recipient, where he will then anoint it. His father also taught him wicha for Metta Mahaniyom and Kongkrapan Chatri
. His father himself studied these arts from Luang Pu Leur, Wat Sao ChaNgoak
, who taught him how to read/write Khom, and apply the knowledge to create Phayant. 2. Luang Ta Chid, Wat KohKeaw
, who taught him how to use Thai herbs for curing hemorrhoids. 3. Luang Pu BoonRod Puttasaro, Wat BangPleeNoi
, who taught him about acupressure points and osteopathy. 4. Luang PhorPhra Kru Paladwai Panyateepoh, Wat BangPleeNoi, who taught him in how to inscribe sakyants in Khom, the process of crafting Pra Kam (mala chanting beads), and katha.