Luang Phor Thongsuk Inn Ta Chohtoh
of Wat Tanod Luang at Tambon Bangkow, Ampur Cha-am, Changwat Phetchaburi
Luang Phor’s birth name was Suk
His family later relocated to Ampur Wat Pleng, Changwat Rachaburi
Upon entering the town, he saw people making Khaw Lam
Young Suk deeply regretted the state of his life. He reflected on the trouble he had caused, and the consequences his actions had yet to bear. In his heart, he knew that the gang life would only get progressively worse, full of hardship and suffering.
Turning over a new leaf
Young Suk’s status as a fugitive began to die down after some years, and he decided to abandon his old ways and ordain as a monk. He went to seek the help of his brother, Phra Kaen
Together with Luang Phor Khong of Wat Bangkraprom
Achieving the fruits of Meditation
At the age of 38, Luang Phor Thongsuk took over from Luang Phor Tian as the abbot. Later he was promoted and given the title of “Phra Kru PhiNid Suttakhun
Luang Phor Thongsuk was proficient in katha and wicha. It was well known that he was able to help deranged or mentally unsound people regain their senses. He gains respect from many people as a result.
There were many accounts of Luang Phor Thongsuk’s supernatural powers. One incident occurred when Luang Phor was travelling to officiate the opening ceremony of an Ubosot at Wat Chang TangkraJad
Another incident occurred at his temple. The relatives of a possessed woman brought her to the temple to seek the monk’s help. Upon reaching the temple, one of the relatives hurried ahead to speak to Luang Phor, while the rest remained at the sala
There was a man named Phon Aek Phraya Phahon Phon Payu Ha Sena
He was also renowned for wicha Napad Talod. Wicha Napad Talod is practised through the forceful exhalation of 3 breaths onto devotees, in order cleanse inauspiciousness, and bestow upon them baramee in work and luck, and Metta Mahaniyom
There were 2 incidents where Luang Phor exhibited his prowess with wicha. On one occasion, he inscribed “Na” on the trunk of a tree, and announced to his devotees that anyone able to retrieve the letter from the tree would be presented with a special prize. All who were present tried fervently, some even resorting to using an axe to cut off the bark with the letter on it. However, after hacking away for some time and even causing the tree to fall, they were unable to cut off the exact piece of bark with the letter written on it.
In another incident, a Sammanen was tasked by Luang Phor to inscribe yant on a stack of leaves. The Sammanen was young and inexperienced and was slow in his task. Luang Phor proceed to take the stack of leaves, inscribe the desired yant upon the topmost leaf, before blowing hard onto the entire stack. When the Sammanen checked the leaves, he found that the yant had miraculously been copied onto each and every leaf.
Some of his most famous amulets are: