Buddhism encompasses a variety of spiritual practices largely attributed to the teachings of Buddha. One of the most important teachings of Buddha is the cessation of suffering and pain. Buddha taught the Four Noble Truths to achieve freedom from suffering and pain. We are all living a life in search of peace and prosperity.
Buddha has provided the Eight-Fold Path for us in order for us to achieve the highest level of value in our life. By following this said path helps us in living a free and peaceful life.
Thailand has the world’s third largest Buddhist population after China and Japan. The influence of Buddhism can be seen in all aspects of Thai life and culture. In the home, people keep for worship images of Buddha, the statutes of Buddha are kept on small altar tables.
While traveling believers wear small Buddha images around their necks as an object of veneration and recollection or as amulets for adornment and protection.
Thai Buddha Amulets are a kind of Thai Buddhist blessed item. It is also known as ‘votive tablet’. Thai Buddhist often receive these amulets by offering oil to temples or donating money. It is received as a blessing from the Thai Buddhist monk. The monk presents the amulet as a gift for the donation or offering received.
As Buddhism spread around the world, people of various cultures and countries began using the Thai Amulets as a tool to help enhance positive energy and luck in different aspects of their life.
There are now a variety of Thai Amulets available in the markets. They are believed to bring good luck, peace, and wealth to us.
Let us look at some of the important Thai Amulets.
Some of the most famous Thai Amulets are:
Amulets are a focal point of one’s own faith. Some of the Thai Amulets are worth millions of baht. Its value is due to people’s belief that it provides the owner protection and has no negative effects.
The amulets provide the owner confidence and immense trust in the positive power it brings. People use amulets to receive wealth, prosperity in business. It is also believed to bring good health. Amulets are worn as bracelets in the wrist or as ornament around the neck. Some types of amulets are placed in pockets or shelves at homes.
People often say a prayer to honor the blessed one. They pray three times before and after wearing the Thai amulet. The strong belief in the amulet provides positive results in people’s lives.
Thai Amulets are thus considered as a powerful source of positive energy and guidance to good health, wealth, and prosperity. Adorning the Amulets help people in living a value-added life, just as the Buddha wanted people to live a life full of peace and prosperity.