unclechow.com – Who is the venerable Luang Pu Sakorn of Wat Nong Krub ( Changwat Rayong, Thailand)?
Luang Phor Sakorn of Wat Nong Krub, Rayong province was born on 3rd February 1938. He studied magic and supernatural with Mr. Lor and Mr. Thad when he was young. Also, he regularly served Luang Pu Tim of Wat Lahanrai.
As he grew into a young man, he gained possession of supernatural powers, which he never used to destroy others, but always to help his peers. He was ordained at the age of 20 at Wat Nong Krah. After that, he went to Wat Lahanrai for the Buddhist Lent, when he became a disciple of Luang Pu Tim in order to dedicate himself to learning holy disciplines and Buddhist supernatural powers from Luang Pu Tim.
Luang Phor Sakorn succeeded in making the amulets and learned magic from Luang Pu Tim, who has demonstrated an exquisite spirituality and incredible Buddhist supernatural powers. Luang Phor Sakorn studied until he had developed a clear understanding of these matters and performing them. Then he had developed an experty in the supernatural matters that he had studied, a love of these aspects led him to seek instruction from the Venerable Father Peng Sasano at Wat Lahan Yai.
Luang Phor Sakorn received advice from the Venerable Grandfather Tim to go and study with Luang Pu Hin at Wat Nong Sanom, during which time he was blessed by the Venerable Grandfather Hin’s imparting of his knowledge. After his study of the supernatural with the Luang Pu Hin, Luang Phor Sakorn traveled to study with Luang Phor Som at Wat Ban Chong, until he had completed.
Luang Phor Sakorn further studied with various and many great masters in the use of supernatural powers including both monks and laymen. In 1965, Luang Phor Kliangtham Thiyo, the ninth Abbot of Wat Nong Krub, passed away and the inhabitants of Nong Krab travelled to see Luang Pu Tim at Wat Lahanrai in order to entreat for the return of Luang Phor Sakorn Manunyo to become the Abbot of Wat Nong Krub. Even though he had become the Abbot of Wat Nong Krub, he did not forsake Luang Pu Tim as his mentor and often returned to pay respect and always see to the care of Luang Pu Tim, until Luang Pu Tim passed away in 1975 at the age of 72 years old.