Wat Rakang used to be called Wat Bangwa Yai, was dated to the Ayutthaya Period (13511767). He also designated Wat Rakang to be a royal temple for the residence of the first Supreme Patriarch (the head of Buddhist monks) in Rattanakosin. Her residence was located next to the temple. During the temple renovation, an ancient bell was found and moved to the Temple of the Emerald Buddha.
The King ordered to build five new bells to donate to the temple and hence the name Wat Rakhang Kositaram. There is an old Tripitaka Hall situated in the temple area. It was the original residence of King Rama I when he was in the service during Thonburi period. There is also Phra Ubosot with Three tiers roof, the symbolic Rattanakosin style, including gable apex, tooth-like ridges on the sloping edges of a gable, hanghong and delicately decorated brackets. Inside, the principal Buddha image of Wat Rakang was situated called PhraPrathanYim Rub Fa; it is a bronze Buddha statue in the attitude of meditation with approximately 4 cubits wide.In front of the Buddha image, 3 monk statues are situated. Vintage Case Phra Somdej Pim Yai Old Wat Rakang Thai Buddha Amulet #6001a.
Phra Buddhacara Toh Phramarangsi (Somdej Toh). Somdej Toh was born in 17 April 1788 (BE 2331). One of the most famous Buddhist monks during Rattanakosin period. It is believed that he is the son of King Rama II.
He was ordained as a novice monk in 1800 (BE 2343) at the age of 12 and as a monk in 1807 (BE2350) under the Royal Patronage at Wat Praseeratanasasadaram (Wat Phra kaeo) in Bangkok. In 1864 (BE 2407) at the age of 76 during Rama IV reign Somdej Toh was given the ceremonial name Phra Buddhacara Toh Phramarangsi. Somdej Toh passed away on 22 June 1872 (BE 2415) at the age of 85. He is probably one of the most respected monks in Thailand. He studied the Buddhist scriptures of the Pali Canon with several Buddhist masters.The venerable monk was known to be a good speaker as well as a highly intelligent and compassionate person. His tenure in the monastery began in the reign of King Rama I until the reign of King Rama IV, a total of 65 years. He was noted for the skill of his preaching and used of Thai poetry to reflect the beauty of Buddhism and for making amulets called Phra Somdej. This highly revered Phra Somdej amulet is originated from Wat Rakhang "Temple of Bell" in Bangkok. Jeyasanagata Buddha, Jetawa Maram sawahanam Catu-saccasabham rasam, Ye pivinsu narasabha. Ta-nhan-karatayo Buddha, Atthavisati-nayaka Sabbe patithita maiham, Mathake te munissara. Sise patithito maiham, Buddho dhammo dawilo cane Sangho patithito maiham, Ure sabba-guna karo. Hataye me Anuruddho, Sariputto ca dakkhine Kondannio pitthi-bhagasamin, Mokgalano cawamake. Dakkhine sawane maiham, Asum Ananda-Rahulo Kassapo ca Mahanamo, Ubhasum wama-sotake.
Kesanto pithi-bhagasamin, Suriyo wa pa-bhan-karo Nisinno siri-sampanno, So bhi to muni-pungavon. Kuma ra-kas sapo tehro, Ma he si cit ta-wa dako So maiham wadane nikam, Patithasi gunakaro. Punno Angulimalo ca, Upali Nanda-Sivali Tehra panca-ime janta, Nalate tilaka mama.
Se sa si Thi-Mahatehra, Vijita jina sawaka Etesi ti-mahatehra, Jitawanto jitnorasa Ja lanta sila-tejena, Angamange Susanthida. Ratanam purato asi, Dakkhine Metta-suttakam Dhajhakam pachato asi, Wame Angulimalakam Khandha-Mora-parittanca, Atanatiya-suttakam Akase chadanam asi, Sesa pakara-santhita.
Jinanana- wara -samyuta , Satta-pakara-lankata Wata-pittadi-sanjata, Bahirajjhattupaddava Asesa winayam yantu, Ananta-jina-tejasa. Sato mesaki cche na, Sada Sambuddha-panjare Jina-panjara-mahjha-mhi, Wiharantam mahitale Sada palentu-mam sabbe, Teh maha-purisasabha.Ichevamanto sugutto surakho Jinanukbhave na-jitupadavo Dhammanubhave na-jitari-sangho Sangha nubhavena jitantarayo Saddhamma nubhava-palito, Carami jina-panjaray ti. I will not hold the item that was paid more than 24 hours due to the US Top Rate Policy. These are very important for us to survive and have opportunity to improve our products and service.
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