In Thailand 95% of the people believe in Buddha and his teachings. Almost complete population here are raised with the belief in Buddha and when we talk of Buddhism in Thailand, how can we forget Amulets which even the one-month old baby will have in the neck. These amulets normally have Buddha image with blessing of the monk or temple. If you are wondering, what Thai Amulets do? The amulet gives protection, health, good luck & aesthetics. But there are small proportion of people, who don’t believe in all these. But the ratio what you get here is 9:1.
With so much popularity, there is a huge gap between demand and supply and this also create money making opportunity for businessman who are looking into capitalizing the demand. There is vast competition in the amulets business that can be said as authentic and inauthentic. It has become more about business and less about Buddha teaching as its hard to find real one. This is the reason why many recommend to have it only from thaiamulets888 which has all genuine amulets including the most popular LP Ruay Wat Tako. You can look into its listing over https://thaiamulets888.com/lp-ruay-wat-tako/
Amulets basically consists of positive energy which is energized from monks and these can be recharged; what it means is that many Thai people when they visit temples, they will give the amulets to monk to re-bless it. This is good as it recharges the power of your amulet only monks will be knowing how to bless these amulets. There are no restrictions for amulets, you can wear as much as you want. However, there are some basic rules to wear like one should not wear it below your waistline and never keep it anywhere on the floor.
It is common question from many if we can wear amulets while going to bathroom as many thinks that the place is not pure and may consist of negative energy as we urinate there. Many remove it before going to washroom but no its not needed. Urination is nature call, given by god only, so you don’t have to feel that bathroom is dirty place. Even Buddha was using washroom and so the monks are too, so stop worrying about this. Just make sure that you are cleaning your hand before touching it. The same applies for women they will be having doubt that can we wear it during period or not. Of course you can wear it, just make sure you are clean and then you can touch amulets without any issue.
Many people have shown concern towards affordable and expensive amulets and ask if expensive amulets work more better than cheap amulets. No this is not true, there is nothing based on money here, but the value of the amulet’s changes based on the monks.
High respected monks have good value for their amulets because its very powerful, but the problem is that people sell it by setting up money to it. But yeah cheap amulets do work they do get you luck and health you can visit the temple where you ll have high respected monk and collect amulets from them.