Roop Lor Phra Sangkachai Hok Sib Pangsa (60th Buddhist Lent Anniversary Batch) – Luang Por Kasem – Year 2536 B.E. – Made of SOLID GOLD (Only 299 pieces made in the world)
Name: Roop Lor Phra Sangkachai Hok Sib Pangsa
(Oblong Shaped Casted Medallion ; 60th Buddhist Lent Anniversary Batch)
Blessed by: Luang Por Kasem
Temple: Susarn Thai Lart, Lampang
Year: 2536 B.E. ( 1993 A.D. )
Material made: Made of SOLID GOLD
CHAMPION AND TIP TOP CONDITION!
EXTREMELY RARE SOLID GOLD IMAGE OF PHRA SANGKACHAI!
ONLY 299 PIECES MADE IN THE WORLD!
This particular amulet features the image of Phra Sangkachai.
Phra Sangkachai is known as Kātyāyana or Mahākātyāyana and was one of the TEN principal disciples of Lord Buddha himself.
According to history and ancient texts, Buddha praised Phra Sangkachai for his excellence in explaining sophisticated concepts of the Dharma in an easily and correctly understandable manner. Phra Sangkachai is also known for composing the Madhupindika Sutta.
Made in celebration to commemorate Luang Por Kasem’s 60th Pangsa as a monk.
The word “Pangsa” also known as “Vassa” is the three-month annual retreat observed by Theravada Buddhism practitioners. It takes place during the wet season for 3 months, usually from July to October. It is highly observed to be a very important part of Buddhism and it is representation of “one year” of being a monk.
For the duration of Vassa, monks must remain in one place, typically a monastery or temple grounds. In some monasteries, monks dedicate the Vassa to intensive meditation. In Thailand, the first and last days of Vassa, known as “Khao Pangsa” and “Wan Ok Pangsa”.
The Vassa tradition predates the time of Lord Buddha. It was a long-standing custom for mendicant ascetics in India not to travel during the rainy season as they may unintentionally harm crops, insects or even themselves during their travels.
There were a total of 3 different material variants made:
1. SOLID GOLD
SOLID GOLD pieces are extremely rare and only 299 pieces were made!
The condition of this amazingly rare and beautiful piece needs no further explanation! It is pristine beyond conventional excellence! The entire piece glimmers along with the noble beauty of SOLID GOLD!
We cannot emphasize how extremely collectible this particular piece is! It is definitely not a frequent occurrence to encounter a SOLID GOLD variant of this highly important batch of casted medallions!
INCLUSIVE OF A CUSTOM MADE SOLID GOLD FRAMING!
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