Biography of Luang Por Parn
Luang Por Parn Sunantoe’s real Ordained Monk name was Pra Kroo Wiharagijjanugarn. He was born in 1875 (BE 2418.) , the youngest son of Mr. Aaj and Mrs. Im Sutawongs. During his younger age, he received the a nickname of ” Parn ” , because of a red Birthmark on the little finger of his left hand, which was seen as an unusual trait mark that linked with Buddhism.
Luang Por Parn received his Ordination as a Bikkhu*(Buddhist Monk) on the First of April 1895 (BE 2438).
Luang Por Parn is worshiped as one of the Top 10 Greatest Guru Monks of present-day in Thailand & many worshippers all around the world. He was the closest disciple of Luang Por Niam Wat Noi, Suphanburi, and also a disciple of Luang Por Hnoeng, of Wat Klong Madarn. His two great teachers passed away with their bodies un-decayed.
Above; Luang Por Niam, Wat Noi.
When Luang Por Parn passed away in B.E.2480, his body was also un-decayed similar to his Guru teachers.
Above; Luang Por Hnoeng of Wat Klong Madan
In 1932, five years before he passed away, he announced to all his disciples the date and time of his death. His precognition was quite clear and exactly correct; he passed away on the date and time he had preannounced. Luang Por Parn was a meditative Guru Monk and also possessed magical knowledge. During Buddhist Dhamma, it was recorded that he reached the “ Great six knowledge of miracles ”. So he possesses knowledge on precognition, out-of-body ability, mind detecting, ability to do comprehensive paranormal phenomenal feats of magical prowess.
He was of course famous for the Wicha of the Yant Grao Paetch Diamond Armour Yantra Spell, and for the Kata which many International Devotees have come to know as the ‘Rich Kata’. It is said that this Kata can make you immensely wealthy as a Millionaire if chanted constantly and regularly without fail.
The legends of the powers of his Yant Grao Paetch spell are known by devotees around the world to be perhaps the most powerful Invincibility Spell of all, as well as providing an extensive set of Buddhist Blessings for Luck, Karma Improvement, Prosperity, Protection against all Ailments and Dangers, and of course for Wealthy Fortunes.
Apart from this, he also possesses the highest state of “ Vipassana ” or knowledge of mind cleaning to stop next rebirth (Reincarnation). It was his great Dhamma practice that had cleaned and ” distilled ” his inner body (astral body) to crystal-like state which changed his body’s cells immortal. Many great Guru Monks in Thailand hinted their Dhamma levels to their disciples in such way.
Luang Por Parn’s famous amulets have marked long-time uncountable records in warding off dangers of all kinds. And it’s great for making holy water for healing illness that modern physician not able to diagnose & cure. Luang Por Parn’samulets are extremely unique withBuddha sitting on a Garuda, Hanuman, Porcupine, Fish, Cockerel, and Bird.
Once Luang Por Parn told his disciples that his amulets had been blessed for a period of three months, it’s long time more than enough to charge Buddha’s power into amulets capable of warding off dangers of all kinds. He said that if they were blessed for 3 years, the Garuda and the Bird on the amulet would fly out. (A real life news reporting of bird image flew out from the amulet was published in a Malaysia Chinese newspaper; A shop’s CCTV of the amulet’s owner recorded the “ flying bird ” flying around his shop and flew back into the drawer where the amulet was kept.)
Luang Por Parn’s amulets are very popular among Thai amulets users and collectors because of their frequent miraculous phenomena both recorded and unrecorded. After his Ordination, Luang Por Parnstayed at Wat Bang Pla Hmor to study Gammatan and Vipassana, along with various Buddha Magic methods under the Supervision of L.P. Sun; Specializing in the topics of curing illness, physical aches and pains, and also curing people who were under the bad influence of black magic &harmful spells.He attained the level of ” Adept ” extremely quickly.
He also spent 2 years studying ” Bariyadti Dhamma ” , and Pali Sanskrit language under the Supervision of”Ajarn Jeen”, from Wat Jao Jed; then continued his studies at Wat Sragaed in Bangkok, until his completion in ” Apitamm ” (Abhidharma) 5 years later.
When in Bangkok, Luang Por Parn recieved extra training in Traditional Buddhist Medicine at Wat Sangwaes. Luang Por also recieved training in Gammatan from Luang Por Niyam of Wat Noy in Ampher Basng Pla Ma, Supannburi Province, for a period of three months.
In addition, he was trained an extra month by LP Hnoeng, of Wat Klong Madan in Ampher Sorng Pi Norng, Supannburi.
While in the forest, LP Parn received the secrets of creating Clay magical Amulets, in the form of a set of six different images from ” CHI BA KHAW ” .
These 6 Amulets are the set of six Clay Buddha Amulets that are so revered and hard to find these days; considered by Disciples ofWat bang Nom Kho to possess extremely powerful magic.
The Secret of ” Yant Grao Paetch ” , or ” Diamond Armour/Diamonjd Shield Yantra ” as it has come to be known in the English language, was obtained from ” Ajarn jaeng ” , a lay Practitioner and Master of Yant and Buddha magic.
After completion of his training, Luang Por Parn inaugurated the Pali Sanskrit and Dharma school at Wat Bang Nom Kho. Apart from this, he assisted in the building and development of up to forty Temples around Thailand, including the additional construction of Shrines for other Temples that were already in existence(known as Bote in Thailand).
He is considered to have had to have possessed Extremely Great Virtues to have been able to attain the creation/construction of such institutions and enable the growth of Buddhism and spreading of the dharma on such a massive scale.
After Completion of his studies under Luang Por Sun, he performed ” Tudongk ” (Wandering alone deep through the Jungle). He wandered as far as the frontier to Burma, and encountered various strange Phenomena during his journey. Those strange encounters became legends, which are enough to fill a large book in themself. In fact, there is a 900 page book recounting the Tudong Tales of Luang Por Parn, which include sotries of his looksit Luang Por Ruesi Ling Dam of Wat Ta Sung, who was of course the Lineage Magic Inheritor and First Apprentice to Luang Por Parn at Wat Bang Nom Kho.
Above; Luang Por Sun of Wat Bang Pla Hmor
After his returning to Wat Bang Nom Kho, he performed Spiritual and Budhist medicinal healings for devotees who came with their problems. He treated the physical illness and also people under the in bad influence of Magical Spells and Curses. It is said that he who received treatment from Luang Por Parn was healed of his problem without any single exception !!!
Luang Por Parn had an extremely gentle appearance, with the Light complexion and aspect of a gentleman from the high society. His voice was soft, polite and pleasing to all ears. His mouth was always slightly curver upwards with a slight smile, and he possessed great compassion for both human and animals.
He didn’t separate social castes, receiving every visitor with the same compassionate and welcoming attitude, regardless of their social standing or ranking in the society. Social castes are irrelevant to him no matter one was a millionaire, a gentleman, royalty or a working class farmer or beggar. It is said that if a bad person, a thief, or drunkard paid a visit to Luang Por Parn, he would change his attitudes after visiting to Luang Por Parn, and became kinder, gentle and less wayward.
Luang Por Parn’s daily routines when at Wat Bang Nom Kho; After the daily last meal at 11 am, he would rest a short while, after which, he would sit and receive visitors to help them with their requests. While waiting, he would prepare ” Nam Mooh ” (Prayer Water), for treating people with illnesses. There were an incredible number of people who came to see him in order to cure all sorts of illnesses, or were under the influence of Black Magic & Curses. Luang Por Parn treated people into the late hours, no matter how tired he might be.
Even though he is no longer with us, he has given Buddhist people and those who believe in his ultimate powers an inheritance of the Body, Soul, Mind & also Fortunes.
Luang Por Parn was well known for his Buddha Magic and Buddhist medicine & healing methods. He created powerful amulets during the Buddhist year BE 2460 (1917).
He was famous for finding the extremely well known and powerful Katha/ Yant (mantra) of Grao Paetch (Diamond Armour )in the Buddhist year BE 2458 whilst making a pilgrimage to Suphanburi province. Famous for his discovery of the Sacred Yant Grao Paetch Diamond Armour Yantra.
LP Parn was very filial to his Mother and Father, who he cared for in their old age and times of illness.
Even though LP Parn was abbot of Wat Bang Nom Kho temple. He brought them to the Temple and allowed them to stay in his Guthi, taking care and feeding them, and often wash his mother’s clothing, regardless of his High status and amount of work he had to perform, he always make up time to take care his Parent.
In Buddhist teachings, one’s Mother is seen as the most sacred person in Life, due to the pain she goes through in giving “Birth” to us, the worry when our young age and care she has for us as her children. When praying in Buddhist belief, the lighting of 5 incense sticks has the meaning of dedication : first three sticks to the Triple gem (Buddha Dharma and Sangha) , the fourth stick is to dedicate to one’s Mother and father, the fifth to the Kru / Ajarn, meaning Teacher/Master.
After returning to his hometown, Ayuttaya , Luang Por Parn became the third abbot of Wat Bang Nom Kho, because he had reached a very high level of meditation and the people there respected him very much and showed confidence on him.
Luang Por Parn returned to Wat Bang Nom Koh to teach the locals meditation and Buddha. He then rebuilt Wat Bang Nom Koh and turned it into a majestic temple.
Luang Por Parn also help to re-build as many as 41 others temples in Ayuttayah. In fact, Luang Por Parn had once met Ajahn Pon, an ordinary monk , and was curious to see him distributing money every day to different temples for sponsoring and helping to rebuilt temples everyday.
So Luang Por Parn asked him about his job and why he was so rich that he did not need to work ands went to temples everyday. Ajahn Pon replied that he had no job nut often chanted some incantations and this made him become rich.
In the beginning, Luang Por Parn was doubtful about Ajahn Pon’s ability but as time went by, Ajahn Pon still donating to the temples. At last, Luang Por Parn believed Ajahn Pon’s words and learned the incantations from him.
They possess magical effects and can bring wealth as well as giving protection. Later, Luang Por Parn became famous for these incantations. Luang Por Parn had once said that he would be able to concentrate chanting these incantation regardless of whether he was walking or sitting.
There was once a person asked Luang Por Parn what effects the incantations had. Luang Por Parn answered that if he chanted the incantations sincerely, the scriptures would make him become richer: if farmers chanted the incantations, they would have a good harvest, the quality and quantity of the crop yield would be better as well as avoiding insect pests and disasters.
For business people, their products would be saleable and for employees , they would work smoothly, be promoted or enjoy salary increment. As long as they are sincere, then they will be rewarded. The following are the incidents which are quite well known among the locals.
Luang Por Parn was a master that had many disciples. whenever Luang Por Parn needed money for temple used, his disciples from near and far would come to his aid. Most of the money spent on renovations came from the sales of amulets as well as donations from his disciples. Beside building temples, Luang Por Parn also helped villagers treat their sickness and free them from the spell. luang Por Parn would use holy water and herbs mixed with Pali scriptures, and meditation power to help the villagers. All the people who went to him would have their problems or illnesses solved in the end.