This Yant is considered dangerous as aggression can overcome the bearer. Some Sak Yant Masters will only give this Yant to Muay Thai fighters for fear of this.
Ganesh (Phra Pikanesa)
This is a popular Yant design. Ganesh, also known to Hindus as Vinayaka or Ganapati, has an elephant head. He has been worshipped for centuries in the Hindu religion. There are several versions of how Ganesh came to be, some believe that Ganesh was a child conceived by Shiva and Parvati while others say that the Goddess Parvati made Ganesh because she was unhappy because her husband, Shiva would not allow her any privacy. She breathed life into an effigy and called it Ganesh, her son, instructing him to block the path of anyone who tried to enter her chambers. Later when Shiva approached his house, he noticed the boy Ganesh and thought he was spying on his wife. Outraged, he produced a sword and lopped off Ganesh’s head. Parvati was heartbroken and ordered her husband to cut off the head of the first living thing he saw and attach it to Ganesh. It so happened that the first living thing Shiva encountered was an elephant. Another says that Ganesh was born by the elephant headed goddess Malini after she drank some of Parvati’s bath water. This design is popular with people connected to the arts such as singers, actors and musicians. It is associated with material wealth and also guarding valuable assets.
Dtao Ruen Turtle Yant
It is believed that Buddha was once incarnated as a turtle. During that lifetime, the turtle grew to be the size of a house, hence the name Dtao Reun (turtle house). This Yant offers the bearer wealth and prosperity, good luck and a long life. It is also a very lucky animal in Chinese traditions. It is said that this Yant can help one to eliminate emotional suffering.
Yant Maha Oot
This Yant protects the bearer against illnesses, diseases and danger. It is often seen on cloth inside the threshold of a house (Pha Yant).
As the name suggests, this is a very high level Yant for Ruesi. The bearer of this Yant has a certain responsibility, to always think good thoughts. If this is done, the bearer can expect a good life blessed with good fortune at all times. However, if the bearer thinks bad thoughts then this Yant will lead the bearer down a bad path. As a double edged sword, the power of this Yant depends on who is using it.
Yant Sing Tong
This is the Thai lion (Sing) carrying a flag which signifies victory. Legend has it that the bearer of this Yant achieves immortality and always defeats enemies.
Yant Pee Sue Ladree (Evening butterfly)
This Yant is said to boost attraction and is very popular in the field of entertainment, especially singers, musicians and actors.
Yant Jin Jok (Gecko)
The gecko is a creature found in just about every dwelling in Thailand. There are many Yants based on the gecko, each for a different reason. Mostly they are connected to charm, attraction and evasion.
Yant Jin Jok Sawng Haeng (Two tailed gecko)
The two tailed gecko Yant is inscribed with a Kata down the middle of its back. It is considered to be very lucky. This Yant is good for shopkeepers as it is for business and general finances. The traders will put one in the money basket for good fortune. Also gamblers are known to respect this Yant.Often made with metal or on cloth (Pha Yant).
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