BiographyLuang Phor Koon was born on Thursday, 4th October BE 2466. He was raised in a well off family. His grandfather was an influential person and very well-known in the province of Nakon Raatchasima. He also known to possess Wichah (magic power), and unfortunately many people were afraid of him.
When Luang Phor Koon was 7 years old , his grandfather brought him to study Thai and Pali under Ah Jahn Cheum, Ajahn Saai and Pra Ajahn Lee in a temple near his house. Luang Phor Koon was ordained as a monk at the age of 21 years old at Wat Thanon HakYai on 5th May BE 2487. Phra Kru Wijahn Dtigit was the preceptor. Phra Kru Atigahn Torng Suk was his dhamma teacher. His monk's name was Pisuttoh.
Luang Phor Koon stayed in Wat Thanon HakYai to study dhamma, in addition Luang Phor Koon also learnt under Luang Daeng Wat Nong Poh. He learned dhamma, sammahdti and Wichah (magic). Luang Phor Koon was very diligent and studied hard
Seeing that Luang Phor Koon was so keen in learning, Luang Phor Daeng brought him to meet Luang Phor Kong who was the abbot of Wat HatYai. Luang Phor Koon became a disciple of Luang Por Kong who was in fact a forest monk, whom he was to accompany on long journeys in the jungles and forests.
Besides dhamma and sammahdti, Luang Phor Kong also taught Luang Phor Koon Wichah (magic) and tye technique of inserting takrut into a person's arm. After learning from Luang Phor Kong for some time, Luang Por Koon went Tudong alone. He went as far as Laos and Cambodia, remaining in the jungles for many years.
Luang Por Koon returned to Thailand after a period of 10 years, and resided at Wat Bahn Rai, Nakon Raatchaseemah. The first time, Luang Phor Koon came to Wat Bahn Rai, the temple was in a delapitated state. There was only a old Salah (shether), Bot (hall) and Guti (place where a Buddha Statue is generally placed).
Luang Phor Koon was determined to re-build this temple. He approached the abbot of the temple at that time, and asked for his help. The abbot told him that the temple did not have sufficient funds (only 10,000 Baht) and asked Luang Phor Koon how much money he required to re-build the temple. Luang Phor Koon replied that he needed 3 to 4 million Baht.
When the abbot heard that, he said that he had no ability to help, though it was his duties. Luang Phor Koon, then asked the villagers and his lay disciples to source for fund. Many people came forward and helped. The total fund collected was almost 2 million baht and Wat Bahn Rai was re-built.
Luang Por Koon was gradually gaining popularity in Nakon Raatchaseemah. Whenever, people heard Luang Por Koon wanted to build a temple or a school, many people would come forward to help. Luang Por Koon Had had built many schools, temples and hospitals in Nakon Raachaseemah. The devotees who go to Wat Bahn Rai, be it rich or poor, Luang Por Koon will meet them personally and bless them.
Some 10,000 people a day used to come to Ban Rai temple to be whacked or more gently blessed. That number is down since the Thai economy tumbled a number of years ago—although it probably should have increased. Most pilgrims come to him for one reason: to get richer. "They believe he has magic powers," says Amporn Charnkuntawat.
he is a strange phenomenon: a Buddhist ascetic who donates sums of money to the poor, but is seen nationwide as the guru who can best bolster your bank balance. Many devotees ask Khoon to tap their outstretched wallets. A few have requested samples of his saliva or urine to drink.
The monk's fame reached new heights in 1993, when a woman was pulled alive from the rubble of a collapsed hotel clutching an amulet with his image on it. Stories abound of Khoon followers who have won the lottery.
Luang Phor Koon chanted the most amulets in Thailand. Many temples and people would create the amulets and asked him to bless. He seldom rejected anyone when come to him for blessings. Luang Phor Koon is very good in the Wichah of inserting takrut. He would personally insert the takrut under the arm of the devotees, these takrut were well proven to protect a person from accidents, Metta and as well as Kong Grapan (immunity from weapons).
Effect : Prosperity, Wealthy fetching, Protection from bad influence and evil, Metta Mahalap, Harmproof and bring good fortune especially business and authority, Improve your luck and fortune and there is great power about fulfill the worshiper’s wishes.
|LP Koon, Wat Ban Rai, Khorat.|