Buddha Magic 5 out 7th November! Pra Somdej and Lek Lai specials included

Issue 5 of Buddha Magic will be on sale as of the 7th November 2011- This issue is a Bumper Issue of over 140 pages, and costs a little more than the previous 4 issues

NOTE - this is an E-BOOK, NOT Physical goods. The Ebook is a Virtual download in PDF Format for on screen reading. You can however print one copy for your own use and reference. A4 Format prints very clearly.

The stories contained in it will be added to the below Contents List, as Ajarn Spencer completes each Chapter. You can see previews of each issue in the photo albums on www.facebook.com/buddhamagic - screen shots of the interior will also be posted here soon. The 'Out of Stock' message will change to 'In Stock' after Publication on the 7th November.

Contents of Buddha Magic Issue 5
1. Pra Somdej – King of Thai Amulets – The fifth, and Final episode of the Pra Somdej Saga and the Biographical section about Somdej Pra Puttajarn (Dto) Prohmrangsri of Wat Rakang – This last episode reveals a host of information on how to examine and recognise the Pra Somdej Wat Bang Khun Prohm Chedi Yai and 2509 Edition amulets, as well as continuing to reveal more essential information on the Pra Somdej Wat Rakang.
2. Piti Puttapisek – Buddha Abhiseka empowerment and blessing ceremonies for Buddha Images and amulets. How is a Putta Pisek Ceremony performed? A detailed investigation into the Ceremonial Methods of the Buddha Abhiseka.
3. Important Ceremonies and Rites - a look into some other Religious Ceremonies and Rituals performed in Thai Buddhist Tradition.
4. Dtu Pra Tam – Thai Scripture Cabinets used for containing the Buddhist Scriptures. What are their Origins?
4. How to Worship King Rama 5 – Thai People Revere His Majesty King Rama 5 of the Chakri Dynasty every Tuesday – many Buddhist people of other countries also wish to perform this method of Prayer too. This article explains the basics of how to revere and give offerings according to Thai Buddhist tradition.
5. Suang Sawan Hok Chan - Six levels of Thai Buddhist Heavens. A detailed synopsis of the Cosmology and Pantheon of Deities and Denizen Creatures.
6. Lek Lai - after one preliminary essay in previous publications, it is now time to delve deeper into the Lek Lai Legend (or Myth?), and present some of the different types of Lek Lai related elemental substances. 25 pages of info about Lek Lai.
7. Pra Putta Roop Paed Samai - Eight Eras of Buddhist Art and Sculpture - various ancient Thai Buddha sculptures from the eight major Periods of Thai Buddhist Art.

Screen Shots of Buddha Magic Issue 5

Buddha Magic Issue 5