From Luang Poo Kamkaning Chulamani , Kuhasawan Cave Temple,Ubonrachathani.
The legend of lek-lai is described in ancient sacred books that in the time as old as the Atlantis continent, there was an ascetic named Kalaikot, who attained a high state of serenity via meditation. This ascetic caused an element which could become either solid or liquid and could disintegrate or cohere to gather on the wall of the cave where he was inhabiting. Another ascetic, who reached the same level of meditation and whose name was Kassapa did the same thing.And after both of them transferred their power into this element, it became magical. Other ascetics later followed this practice as a tradition. That is why many pieces of lek-lai have been found in remote caves.
Lek-lai comes in various shapes, like a capsule, a tiny ball, a turtle, etc. According to gurus, this magical amulet can be divided into twelve categories. For example, Lord of the Jungle lek-lai has a glossy black colour, particularly when under light. It has the ability to contract and expand. Oozing lek-lai has a greenish black colour. It exists in narrow spaces of some caves. This type of lek-lai is sometimes dubbed "the King of Metal" because it contains a strong protective might which is ideal for police or soldiers who are always at risk of being killed. Other kinds of lek-lai are different in appearance and properties. However, almost all of them can protect the owner from the danger of weapons.
People believe that if it is the real thing, a gun will not be able to fire in three consecutive tests. lek-lai itself will decide with whom it will stay. Even though one locks lek-lai in a safe, it will miraculously get outside.
There are some restricted qualifications for a lek-lai owner.
The person must be born with the holy power to possess lek-lai. He or she must have great faith in it and wholeheartedly wish to receive lek-lai and must strictly observe the five Buddhist precepts. It always happened that when the owner behaves unethically, his or her lek-lai will disappear.
Buddha: Gautam Buddha's given name was Siddhartha. Gautama is his family name so his full name was Gautama Siddhartha. Buddha is not his name, it is his awakening. Buddha simply means "one who is awakened." Gautam Buddha is the most famous awakened person. There haven been many buddhas before him and there have been many buddhas after him-- and as long as every human being can become a buddha, new buddhas will go on springing up in the future. Everyone has the potentiality...it is only a matter of waiting for the right time. Some day, tortured by the outside reality, in despair of having seen everything and found nothing, you are bound to turn inward. In Buddhist terminology, 'Buddha' is equivalent to 'truth'. Buddhists don't talk much about truth; they talk much more about the Buddha. When you become a Buddha, you become awakened. Just ask what awakening is. Just ask what awareness is, because when you are aware, truth is there; when you are not aware, truth is not there. A Buddha is one who lives from moment to moment, who does not live in the past, who does not live in the future, who lives in the here and now. Buddhahood is a quality of being present - and it is not a goal, you need not wait, you can become a buddha just here and now. Buddha says the greatest joy in life is freedom: freedom from all prejudices, freedom from all scriptures, freedom from all concepts and ideologies, freedom from all desires, freedom from all possessiveness and jealousy, freedom from all hatred, anger, rage, lust... In short, freedom from everything, so that you are just a pure consciousness, unbounded, unlimited. That is the greatest joy, and it is possible -- it is within everybody's grasp. You just have to grope for it a little. The groping will be in the dark, but it is not far away. If you try, if you make an effort, you are bound to find it...
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