Phra Pidta, means to cover the eyes in Thai.
It is also known as closed eyes Buddha.
There are few types of Phra Pidta in Thai culture.
They come with four arms, six arms or fully covered with mantras.
This Pidta style amulet with a monk sitting in full or half-lotus position and with his hands covering his eyes and face is a style that has become very popular among Thai Buddhists and across the world as well. It is known as Phra Pidta Mahalarp or the Pidta of Great Fortune.
It is a favorite Buddha amulet for Thai citizens.
Phra Pidta is believed to be a representation of a venerable monk well known for deep samadhi meditation during Gautama Buddha’s time, more than 2,550 years ago.
Hands over the eyes symbolizes a blocking out of the outside world during intense Sammabart meditation. This is a very high level of meditation.
People are known to buy these amulets to increase their wealth primarily.
It is believed Business prosperity is a major beneﬁt of wearing this amulet.
Yet, there are known to be many beneﬁts of this amulet including good luck and protection from all types of dangers and harm.
Phra Pidta, meaning closes or covers its eyes in Thai, also known as closed eyes Buddha.
It is also believed that nobody can do any bad things to you such as spreading rumors.
Another belief is that, with Phra Pidta’s eyes closed, is to prevent villains from harming you.
Phra Pidta was an apprentice of Buddha according to the legend.
He had accumulated lots of blessings and virtues in his past lifetimes when he was still a human.
During one of his past life, he practiced Buddhism with other monks.
One famous story is that, one night, the place where they were staying was ﬂooded and the monks almost drowned.
Buddha immediately sent Phra Pidta to stop the water and the monks were saved.
From then on, men in heaven and the mortal were convinced of his ability and respected him.
Hence another reason to wear Pidta amulet.
This is an Old amulet believed to be close to 60 years old.
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