The efficacy of Phra Pidta Amulets
Before we begin our discussion about the efficacy of the Phra Pidta Thai amulet, it is necessary to mention that only a duly consecrated Thai talisman will have any type of positive effect of the wearer. Any other random Phra Pidta amulet that has not been blessed correctly will have no effect whatsoever. Therefore, when you purchase a Phra Pidta Genuine Thai amulet, please do remember to inquire the history of the amulet. Only the most respected master monks have the ability to consecrate an efficacious Thai talisman.
What is the Phra Pidta Thai Amulet?
Phra Pidta literally means the covering of the eyes or the closing of the eyes. So it is basically translate into the meaning of the closed eyes Buddha. Phra Pidta Thai amulet often features a Buddha with four arms to six arms and often it is mantras that cover the eyes and not the hands. Phra Pidta Thai amulet is one of the most popular Thai talisman among Buddhists amulet collectors.
Effects of Phra Pidta Thai Amulet
Phra Pidta is known to bring fortune. It is also known to keep one safe from evil. Usually, those who engage in high risk occupations or work under dangerous circumstances are more likely to opt to wear Phra Pidta amulet.
The meaning of the closed eyes in Buddhist philosophy describes this as an imagery that one is not exposed to the evil around. One is also not concerned about the evil and its wrongdoings. Hence, one doesn’t indulge in the rumors, foul mouthing, nefarious acts and any kind of crime. One remains immune to villainous acts and thus one is protected from all kinds of misgivings and ill-fortunes as a result.
Phra Pidta Thai amulet can help with improving luck and increasing wealth. It also helps facilitate wise business investments.
Phra Pidta: The Monk, The Legend!
Phra Pidta was one of the most trusted apprentices of Buddha. Before he became a monk, over several past life ago he was a kind, generous, humble and striving man. Throughout his life and eventually as a monk, Phra Pidta was always forgiving, helpful, generous and wise. He helped others without any selfish itent and he did not mind risking his own self for the safety of others in danger. It is these heroic acts of Phra Pidta that turned him into a legend and his good acts that paved his way to heaven, thus attaining nirvana.
A Phra Pidta Thai amulet is thus regarded as one of the most generously blessed item in Buddhism.