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Do We Really Need Amulets? And Why Are REAL Amulets so Pricey?

Published Enero 31, 2017 by jptan2012

I’m a strong advocate of real amulets and a firm believer of one. In fact, a lot of times amulets has become my ‘security blanket’, something that I really need to be able to help me go through my day or week. In fact, last 2016 I greatly relied on amulets to protect myself from bad the effects of the bad stars.

But the question is whether do we really need amulets and why are real amulets so pricey?

Allow me to answer the first question first. Do we really need amulets?

To answer that question allows me to share you the story of somebody who may be familiar already to my readers. BM is a reader who became a friend. She is successful and regardless of what happens she seems always at peace. She may get frazzled a little but it doesn’t really last long. I have featured BM on this blog several times and it would be nice if you read some of the articles that I have written about her.

BM is successful, rich, businesswoman and sure enough she has the Vajrapani Ruel(1), the Surangama Mantra Amulet(1), the Illness Suppression Amulet(1), the Traditional Sutra Amulets(1) and a whole lot more. But truth be told, if you were to ask me what are the causes of her success, I wouldn’t put the use of amulets and Feng Shui as top.

So what do I think are the causes of her success?

First, her spirituality. I will not describe her as religious. At least, not in the sense of the word on how we describe it. She goes to church everyday, she hear mass everyday, she prays the rosary and do novenas everyday. In fact, she prays the rosary more than once everyday. And yes to some extent she can be described as religious, but she is really more than that. She is spiritual. Religion for her goes much more deeper that the essence of the word. And you know what is really fascinating about her? She never or seldom prays for herself. Her prayers are always for other people. With or without problems she goes to church and says her prayers, maybe even more so when everything is good. This is I think is the first ingredient of her success.

Second, she has a good heart and is very compassionate. She is compassionate; many times she has shared with me whether directly or indirectly how it is to be truly compassionate. And she really has a good heart. I know she gives to charity only because there are times that it is unavoidable for her to share it with me, which is done in the process of sharing with me some lessons. A truly compassionate person will always be blessed.

Third, she works really hard. She is intelligent, but more than that she works really hard. When I went to see her, one of her staff told me that her boss, BM, is really hardworking. In fact, she rarely goes home before sunset.

I think those are the main ingredients of her success. But more than her success she has a good family life also and I can see her husband is still ‘madly’ in love with her. I haven’t really had a long interaction with her children, but they seem to be respectful children. Mind you, they should already be in their rebellious stage.

The amulets for her are simply just an added protection or enhancer, and it is not the main ingredient of her good life. In a way, the amulets are simply an added sugar.

Note: Remember that Feng Shui consists of Heaven’s Luck, Man’s Luck and Earth’s Luck!

Allow me to share something else with you. The Buddhist monks or nuns rarely carry with them any amulets, aside from the powerful protective symbol Kalachakra. While I know that the Dalai Lama, and the Karmapa, while escaping the Chinese government did carry an amulet they seldom carry one all the time. The Dalai Lama carried an unknown amulet, and the Karmapa is said to have carried a Vajrapani Ruel(2) with him. But other than that, Buddhist monks and nuns don’t carry amulets with them, or if they do it is limited to one piece only. But, of course, most of them do meditations and chanting of mantras and reciting of sutras and do various rituals more than half of their day, everyday!

So to answer the question whether does we really need amulets, my response would be NO. It helps. It helps a lot. For some people and in some circumstances it may be essential, but if we get to the bottom of it, if we have a strong relationship with the Buddhas or Bodhisattvas, or Taoist Gods, or for Christians to your Lord, or for Islam’s to Allah then my answer is no. There is no denying that amulets like the Vajrapani Ruel(3) has helped a lot of people, but there are people who have survive without it. At the end of the day, have a strong faith, be truly compassionate, and work hard both for your career and for your relationships, and you’ll find things will be going smoothly.

Now, then the second question is why are real amulets really pricey?

First, take note of the keyword real. Real powerful amulets are seldom massed produce. Sure they can make more than 1,000 pieces per batch, it is seldom made out of a machine. They are always made by hand. A real amulet is made several days and will be mostly likely involves being made inside a temple, in front of Buddha or a Bodhisattva and should include some relics has part of the ingredient (like the Vajrapani Ruel4) or at the very least being consecrated in front of a relic. It is definitely made by a trained Buddhist Monk and cannot be made by ordinary practitioner. Sometimes, it will include some rituals outside the temple, but will definitely include a process being done inside the temple.

The Jatukam involves some rituals by the sea and mountains. And has a relic from the temple being included in the process. They make several thousand pieces by the batch and sometime take awhile before they can make the next batch. The Vajrapani Ruel(5) involves a relic of a high lama, and can never be made without it, so the last time it was made was a little more than half – a – century ago. This batch that we have now has about a little more than 1,000 pieces but it is considered limited because we don’t know when it is going to be made again. And it can only be made in certain places in Tibet.

The Illness Suppression Amulet(2), and the others are not as difficult to make, but still they are made or consecrated only by a lama that is recognized to have the capabilities of invoking the energies of the Buddhas or Bodhisattvas to make the amulet holy and become an extension of the Buddha or Bodhisattva whose essence is being invoked.

Furthermore, while making it is customary to offer a fruits, vegetables, flowers, incense, and oil lamps. So when acquiring an amulet, this is what you pay for. But that’s not what makes it pricey.

It is also customary to give a ‘donation’ to the monk who made it. But this is a misnomer because in truth the money doesn’t go to the one who made the amulet but rather it goes to the temple, for the building of additional temples or halls, for images of the Buddhas or Bodhisattvas or for feeding the monks.

In the case, of the Vajrapani Ruel(6), Illness Suppression Amulet(3), the Avatamsaka Amulets(1) the Traditional Sutra Amulets(2) and other amulets, the money goes to the offerings of fruits, incense, vegetables, flowers, oil lamps, etc. But more than that it goes to acquiring of the image of a Buddha or Bodhisattva that goes to a hall in a temple that is being built in India (for the Vajrapani Ruel(7) a big chunk of the money goes back to Tibet in helping the people there who are oppressed by the Chinese government) and it becomes a perpetual offering of the person who acquired the amulet.

These are the things that make a real amulet quite pricey.

But again strictly speaking the amulets are not for sale. To understand this better please read my post called: THE EVOLUTION OF ACQUIRING AN AMULET.

You may also want to read my other posts about BM.

  1. Devastating Feng Shui Blunder Didn’t Affect the People Living in the Said House: A Story Of A Good Person With Good Karma!
  2. Unexpected High Sales Attributed to the Surangama Mantra Amulet.
  3. What’s Even More Powerful or Important than Feng Shui or an Amulet?
  4. Be Grateful for Miracles No Matter How Small.
  5. Is There Winning in Losing?
  6. Do Not Worry Too Much…Be Positive…Be Good.
  7. The Dreadful and Strong Five Yellow Star: Other Ways to Curb It (2) – Give Until It Hurts!
  8. Another Lesson from My Reader BM!
  9. Forget What I Wrote About People Under The Year of the Ox Having The Worst Luck This 2016: A Lesson From the Simple Life of BM.
  10. The Lesson That BM Unintentionally Shared!
  11. Be An Inspiration to Do Good: Another Unintentional Lesson From BM!

For questions, comments, and suggestions please email sanaakosirickylee@gmail.com

 

 

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A Short Feng Shui Reminder for the Cures of the 2017 Year of the Fire Rooster and My Thoughts on the 65th Miss Universe!

Published Enero 30, 2017 by jptan2012

Every year I will always write about a short reminder about cures that one needs. This year is no different, but because the 65th Miss Universe is being held in the Philippines, a lot of the Filipinos are on double Miss Universe fever. I’ve been receiving a lot of email and sms asking me for my forecast as to who will win and take home the crown of the Miss Universe. In fact, another reader emailed me to suggest that I should send Ms. Philippines, Maxine Medina, her own Vajrapani Ruel(1) or Surangama Mantra Amulet(1). I doubt whether my Guru Lama will approve of me sending the Surangama Mantra Amulet(2), and the Vajrapani Ruel (2) which is considered as the world’s most powerful amulet in the Buddhist pantheon to Miss Universe candidates.

Well before anything else I would like to say first that 2017 came in early this year, and while the energies of the year base on the Bazi Chart / Paht Chee Chart and the 24 Mountain Stars Formula has already come in, the energies base on the Flying Stars formula will come in on the 4th of February.

What does this mean? This means that although the good and bad stars, depending on what you have, base on the Flying star have already weakened, it is still best to keep yourself protected or still keep your enhancers, again depending on what you need for the Year of the Fire Monkey. But at the same time, the good and bad stars, again depending on what you have for the Year of the Fire Rooster (if you are not yet familiar with the analysis for your Chinese animal zodiac sign please see the link below at the end of this post about the analysis for this year) will start to affect you, so if you have the bad stars, especially the Wu Wang (#5 Flying Star, 5 – Yellow Star) and the Violent Star (#7 Flying Star), it is best to keep your self protected already. Again, you can read the forecast, and find out the enhancers or cure you need. The link is at the end of this post.

Now, going back to the Miss Universe Pageant. Who will win? The answer is I don’t know. Why? Because I don’t have all their birthdates, and even if I have them, I doubt that will do an analysis considering it is very tedious process. But of course, every individual has their own favorites, and for obvious reasons, most Filipinos are rooting for Maxine Medina.

Feng Shui wise any happy and festive gathering is good because it brings in yang energy, as long as it’s genuinely happy and festive. But I think what is important is to understand is why we are so excited and spend so much money for a beauty pageant. What is the essence of a beauty pageant like the Miss Universe, and in time of severe hardship, poverty, hunger, and war that’s happening in different countries, how is Miss Universe relevant and are they able to offer anything that is sustainable in the said causes?

Again, unfortunately, I don’t have the answer for the questions I pose. I think this is something that we should all answer on our own.

To understand more about the 2017 Year of the Fire Rooster forecast or to know what cures or enhancers you need, you can read the following posts:

  1. 2017 Year of the Fire Rooster Feng Shui Forecast Base on Bazi, Flying Star, and 24 Mountain Stars Formula: A Balanced Chart But Conflicting Year (Part 1)
  2. 2017 Year of the Fire Rooster Feng Shui Forecast Base on Bazi Chart, Flying Stars Formula, and 24 Mountain Stars Formula: A Balance Chart But A Conflicting Year! (Part 2)
  3. 2017 Year of the Fire Rooster Feng Shui Forecast for the 12 Chinese Animal Zodiac Signs (Chinese Horoscope)!

For questions, comments, and suggestions please email sanaakosirickylee@gmail.com

 

 

Forget What I Wrote About People Born Under the Year of the Ox Having the Worst Luck this 2016: A Lesson From the Simple Life of BM!

Published Hulyo 8, 2016 by jptan2012

At the start of the year, I wrote about my annual forecast, and regular readers of this blog would know that I said that people born in the year of the Ox having the most challenging year ahead of them, compared to all the signs.

But you know what? My reader and friend, BM, was born in the year of the Ox, and in fact her birth year is one of the most affected birth year amongst the entire Ox. But, I think, she is having a blast (my term)!

Why? Did I make a mistake? Was I wrong in my forecast? Well, if you are born in the year of the Ox, chances are you are already going through a challenging or a little more than challenging year. This is because people born in the year of the Ox are greatly affected by some ‘bad stars’ from the Flying Star formula. However, BM apparently is not affected. By the way, don’t be surprised if you are familiar with BM because I have written about her quite a number of times.

Again, why is BM having a blast?

Without going into so much details, BM is having a blast, given that her age group should be one of the most affected of the said bad year, especially in terms of financial luck, she is actually earning better than most people. Her commercial complex is under renovation because her tenant ‘upgraded’ their office and wants a bigger space, which is good for her because that means bigger rent. On top of that, she also has a garments business, and because one of her client is a high profile politician, she was constantly featured in the news recently, thus it translated to more clients.

So why then is she having a blast of good year if the forecast it will be bad for her? Granted that she has all the Feng Shui cures and Buddhist amulets that she needs like the Vajrapani Ruel, Five Element Pagoda pendant, Gold Kalachakra pendant, Illness Suppression Amulet, amongst other things the real answer lies not in these cures but rather it lies what’s inside her heart. BM is one of the nicest person I’ve ever encountered. She has a good heart. She is quite generous, and very kind and compassionate. I will not go into detail of what are the things she has done, you can just simply read the other posts that I have written about her. This post is not about her, but I just thought I would use her as an example to show people that sometimes what is within is a lot stronger than the bad stars or bad Feng Shui! That is the number lesson I learn from her. Who we are, what kind of a person we are much more important and powerful than bad Feng Shui.

You may also want to read my other posts about BM.

  1. Devastating Feng Shui Blunder Didn’t Affect the People Living in the Said House: A Story Of A Good Person With Good Karma!
  2. Unexpected High Sales Attributed to the Surangama Mantra Amulet.
  3. What’s Even More Powerful or Important than Feng Shui or an Amulet?
  4. Be Grateful for Miracles No Matter How Small.
  5. Is There Winning in Losing?
  6. Do Not Worry Too Much…Be Positive…Be Good.
  7. The Dreadful and Strong Five Yellow Star: Other Ways to Curb It (2) – Give Until It Hurts!
  8. Another Lesson from My Reader BM!

For questions, comments, and suggestions please email sanaakosirickylee@gmail.com

 

 

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