Kata Chanting and Bucha method for Nang Kwak Deity
What to chant? What to Offer? How to place the statue?…
Nang Gwak is one of Thailands most commonly seen Deities. Her image is given offerings and prayed to, in order to increase wealth and business prosperity. She is a Deity revered by Merchants in both India and Thailand, by both Brahman, and Buddhists alike.
Nang Gwak is the helper of all shop-owners and merchants. She is normally seen placed on a high shelf (normally a wooden or red and gold lintel, called ‘Hing’ in Thai) and offered “Nam Daeng” (a red syrupy drink, often used in Bucha offerings to Deities in Thai Buddhist practice). Also, Incense, and flower garlands are offered to please Nang Gwak, and bring customers and make sales.
Kata Nang Gwak is used when paying devotional merits to Nang Gwak, who is used in the place of business to increase the amount of customers and sales you may ingress. Nang Gwak is a very popular magic cloth Yantra used in most business establishments in Thailand. You can also see Nang Gwak worshiped as a statue .
How to Rever Nang Gwak
To Bucha Nang Gwak, One should use 5 incense sticks and offer flowers (preferably jasmine), red syrup drink (‘Nam Daeng’). Some water, and also some sweets and rice as offerings.
Light the incense, candles, and offer the flowers and drinks. Then Say “Namo Dtassa Pakawadto Arahadto Sammaa Samputtassa” 3 times, and bow three times to Buddha before you begin chanting Kata Nang Gwak.
Kata Nang Gwak
Om Sriwichay Gangwian
Phu Jao Khao Khiaw Mii Luuk Kon Diaw Cheu Naang Gwak
Chaay Hen Chaay Rak Hying Hen Hying Tak
Tak Tuan Naa Puak Paanichaa Paa Guu Bpai Kaa Terng Mueang Maen
Guu Ja Bpai Kaa Hua Whaen Gor Dai Wan La Saen Tanaan
Guu Ja Kaa Saarapadgarn Gor Dai Doey Klong
Guu Ja Kaa Tong Mua Rai, Gor Dai Dtem Haab Piang Wan Nii Bpen Rooy
Saam Haab Ma Ruean Saam Duean Bpen Saedtii Saam Bpii Bpen Por Kaa Sampao
Pra Rasii Puu Bpen Jao Bprasit Hai Gae Luuk Kon Diaw Swaaha.
Use this Kata when you are going to sell things, or in your place of business in the morning. Here is a slow and clear pronunciation of the above text, exactly as it is written;