Which are the best Thai amulets that can help to get my love back, and also help in my life, jobs, and career?

  • Not sure this is related to Buddhism – Sankha Kulathantille Feb 4 '16 at 13:56
  • @Sankha Kulathantille It's Buddhism but is it the teaching of the Buddha? – Lowbrow Feb 5 '16 at 17:02
  • Definitely isn't the word of the Buddha or Ariya Sangha! "amulets that can help to get my love back" sounds more like witchcraft! :) – Sankha Kulathantille Feb 5 '16 at 19:27

Experts believe as recent as 500 years ago around south east Asia region), texts were generated about a story of King Kosala asking Buddha about anisong (good karma) for creating Buddha's image. Some Thai Buddhist temples create amulets ever since.

If you still want to have one, just don't spend tons of money on it. Amulets are collectible just like baseball cards. There are tons of forgery. You may go to Thai buddhist temple near you and ask a monk for one. Or if you live in the US, you can try writing Metta Forest Monastery in CA,and ask for one if they still have any. wat metta

PS. there is no way of measuring "mystical" power of an amulet, so pick one that appeals to you. This sutta might help you further causes in love and career. Buddha gave this lecture to the Direction Worshipers...

Sigalovada Sutta

As an employee

  • start work before boss
  • leave work after boss
  • taking only what is given
  • doing assigned work well
  • promoting boss' good reputation.

and if you are the boss

  • allocating work according to aptitude
  • providing wages
  • looking after the sick
  • sharing special treats (bonus)
  • giving reasonable time off work

As a friend (so you will be well loved)

  • generosity
  • kind words
  • acting for their welfare
  • impartiality
  • honesty

These will help us more than any amulets could.

  • +1 but I wouldn't mind if you also added any reference or citation for the opening sentence. – ChrisW Feb 5 '16 at 13:10
  • u bet.. since it's border line a sutta and folk legend, i will do my best to find official account in English. i might have heard it from a monk in person long time ago. I'm sure you are aware that consecrating an object is one of the low arts Buddha prohibits Bhikku to do but they are doing it in some monasteries. It is a sensitive subject. – user5056 Feb 5 '16 at 15:06
  • it was anything's being "added to the pali canon" as recently as 500 years ago that was news to me. – ChrisW Feb 5 '16 at 15:22
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    Similar story of anisong of building Buddha's image first appeared (in written format) in Pannasa Jataka. unfortunately i could not find online book. store.pariyatti.org/… Only hard copy available. Stories are copied and modified into Lan Na Canon (written format in 1824), which was rejected by King of Siam Tripitaka in 1893. However, Thai tradition is still creating Buddha amulets til today. I know it's a crude research paper but something to back up my statement. – user5056 Feb 5 '16 at 16:46
  • For extra credit, one of Buddha's earliest image , appeared on the coin of emperor Kanishka I, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kanishka 120AD en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kanishka#/media/… – user5056 Feb 5 '16 at 16:48

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