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Phra Rod

Wood/herb based Sangajai by LP Kaew Side View (101k) | Rear View (85k) Base View (72k) | Front View (110k) |

The two Phra Rod images Weerapong & his son currently using.

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Two very old pieces of Buddhist images from Northern Thailand

Left: ChiangSaen Right: Krut (recovered from temple) "Wang Perm Kongaen" Big files to see details (388k & 444k Jpeg)




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Buddhist Chaplet A

Guman Thong old & rare pieces

Phra Ghong, Lamphun

Weerapong srivichai Chiangmai News Network 2005
Some of these RAW Buddhist images are of very high quality, good representation from Northern Thailand. Next, Weerapong's recent projectfor Chiang Mai News was on a topic "Evolution of Thai Monies from the era of King Rama I to King Rama V, I will see if I have the time to upload his research in an orderly manner later. -leofoo-2005-

: -Mr. Weerapong Srivichai
® <> (Tel: +66(0)66569515 / +6694313989), aged 53, a veteran journalist on Thai Buddhist Images and development attaching to the Chiang Mai News Network / Nation Channel TV

A beautiful, old Phra Rod Image from Northern Thailand


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Credit: To all the good people who have contributed their own experience, resources or those who are kind enough in granting us the permission to use their images that appeared on this site. Mr. Wichian Phetratanamunee® (+6-012-2612207 (Malaysia);+66(0)74-421248 Thailand), my master and mentor all these years. My friend, Mr. Ho Fook Sang® from Ipoh, Perak (+06-0125388633, +605-5415433) who has been helping me all this long with wonderful source of information on Thai Buddha Imageries; my partner, Mr. Paul Lim, who shares the same passion together with me. Uncle Lim®, from TONG SOON Trading, Pudu Plaza (+06-012-9128391) who has given me some guidance relating to the background of some of the Thai amulets and lastly, Miss MaeV who helped me edit and patching some mistakes found on some of the pages in this site. Mr. Alan Tan "Arohka®" who contributes some of his excellent articles fro this site, Mr. Weerapong Srivichai®, (+6609999974) from Chiangmai News Co. Ltd. who has inspired me with so many new findings on Thai Amulets; Mr. "Ben", Col. Samay, Mdm Wannee, Mr Adisak® & many others who share so much passion towards construction of this website and not to mention all the time and effort spent by volunteered Co-Maintainers of the Message Board. Note: Certain content and images appeared on this site were taken by using a Canon PowerShot Pro-1, G2 and Sony digital cameras. Some materials appeared on this site were scanned from some leaflets, brochures or publications published in Thai and/or contribution from surfers who claimed originality of their work for educational purposes. The creator of the site will not be responsible for any discrepancies that may arise from such dispute except rectifying them after verification. Site made with an Apple IMac.