Luang Phor Pluem

Luang Phor Pluem

by Jun Wei

Luang Phor Pluem is a well-known guru monk that used to be the abbot of Wat Suan Hong. Wat Suan Hong is a buddhist temple in Suphanburi Province. Luang Phor Pluem was a monk that had a lot of disciples as he also was a teacher for novices and other monks in the temple. In fact, Luang Phor Pluem loves walking meditation.

Luang Phor Pluem was born on 17th October BE 2450 in Suphanburi Province. When Luang Phor Pluem was still a child, he would often be in Wat Noi. As Wat Noi is near to his home and his uncle was a monk there hence his uncle would bring him to the temple. He first ordained as a novice at Wat Noi. Whereby, he would learn reading, writing and Dharma from his uncle. As he progressed in studying Dharma, he passed the examination. When he turned 21, he got ordained as a monk. Afterwards, Luang Phor Pluem became the abbot of Wat Suan Hong. At first, Wat Suan Hong was a temple that was undeveloped. It was Luang Phor Pluem that made Wat Suan Hong more well-known and prosperous.

Luang Phor Pluem passed away on 23rd March BE 2545. Yet, his body was not decayed at all till now. Many devotees would continue to visit Wat Suan Hong to pay respect to Luang Phor Pluem up till this day. Although Luang Phor Pluem has passed on for years, his devotees remain to love and respect him. Hence the amulet consecrated by Luang Phor Pluem is still popular among amulet collectors and his devotees. As back in those days, when Luang Phor Pluem was alive, people believed what he said would come true because many things would happen like what he mentioned.

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