More than 2,550 years after the birth of Siddhartha Buddha, Phra Pidta depicts a revered monk who was known for his ability to enter a state of samadhi meditation (total absorption). In Thai, a monk is called a phra.
Luang Phra Pidta’s hands covering his eyes during deep Sammabart meditation represent closing off from the outside world. This is the meditative state of jhana, which can evolve into abhinna. Abhinna are mystical experiences that can occur during the fourth jhana of meditation.
Among the many Buddha amulets available, this one is especially popular among Thai people. More than 2,550 years after Gotham Buddha’s death, Phra Pidta is a depiction of a revered monk who was known for prolonged periods of samadhi meditation (absorption).
The advantages of borrowing a Phra Pidta amulet are discussed.
The primary reason that people purchase these pendants is to amass wealth. This amulet’s main advantage is the success it brings to business endeavors. However, the pendants are rumored to have many advantages, such as providing good fortune and safeguarding their wearers from any harm.
While engaged in deep Sammabart meditation, covering one’s eyes is a common gesture. This is jhana-level meditation with the potential to move into Abhinna.
Abhinna are mystical experiences that occasionally arise during the fourth jhana of meditation. The primary motivation for purchasing these amulets is the hope of monetary gain.
A great advantage of this amulet is the success it brings to one’s business. But the amulets are said to have many advantages, such as safeguarding their owners from misfortune and danger. Closed-eyes Buddha, or Phra Pidta (the Thai word for “closes” or “covers”) Buddha.
In Thai, the Phra Pidta can have four or six arms, or it can be completely covered in mantras. Among the many Buddha amulets available, this one is especially popular among Thai people. nothing, no one can harm you by spreading rumors or other untruths.
Phra pidta’s ability to close his eyes serves as a defense mechanism against bad guys or evil forces. It protects against the evils of the weasel and the devil while also bringing in a windfall of cash that can be put to good use in business.
The image of Phra Pidta is widely recognized in the mortal world as a protective posture that helps one avoid harm in the face of potential threats. It has a reputation for keeping bad guys at bay, too. The following monks are just a few of the many in Thailand who have crafted powerful amulets in the Phra Pidta style.
Phra Pidta was good-looking and lucky. He was greatly adored by his devoted following. Some even thought he was Buddha. These were now impediments to his professional progress.
As the story goes, his attractiveness led to rumors of preferential treatment from female worshippers. Rumors even circulated that he had an affair with the woman.
Thus, Phra Pidta used his supernatural power to alter his appearance and became ugly, short, or fat to prevent these rumors from spreading further.
Pidta Buddha amulet pendant, Luang Pho Kaew, Kesaro, Lahanrai Temple, 1976$89.00
Phra Pidta – LP Toh Wat Pradu Chim phli 1978 (gold frame)$89.00
Phra Pidta – LP Toh Wat Pradu Chim phli 1978 Rare$89.00
Phra Pidta, Luang Pu Mun Thitsilo, “Rich above the sky”, Ban Chan temple, year 2018$39.00
Phra Pidta – LP Toh Wat Pradu Chim phli 1978$59.00
Phra Pidta (Takrut inserts) Pradu Chimphli Temple 1978$59.00
Phra Pidta Don Sala Temple$39.00