Famous Monks in Thailand

Phra Achan Tim Dhammo Pinto Taro อาจารย์ทิม ธมมฺธโร

luang Pu Thuad
Achan Tim Dhammo Pinto Taro was born on 21 August 1912 (BE 2455). He was the second son in the Prompradu's family. Ordained as a novice at the age of 18 at Wat Na Pradu. When he reaches the age of 20, he ordained as a monk on 7 June 1933 (BE 2476) under the preceptorship of Phra Kru Phiboon Samanawat of Wat Mutchalinthawapi Vihan " Wat Tu Yong " at Nong Chik district. In 1941 (BE 2484), Phra Kru Pattarakhon Kowit chief abbot of Wat Na Pradu has assigned Achan Tim to station at Wat Chang Hai, lately appointed as chief abbot of Wat Chang Hai.
In 1952 (BE 2495), he was considering building a sermon hall where resident monks can have a place to provide religious services to the lay people. Achan Tim pondered the ideas of fundraising by producing the commemorative amulet of Luang Pu Thuad. He discussed this issues with Phra Kru Dhamma Kit Kosorn (Achan Nong) and Chao Khun Phrarajpanyarangsri and all of them agrees on the matter, whereby they too seek the opinion of Khun Anan Kananurak view and he too agreed such an ideal. Due to time limitation, 64,000 pieces of Luang Pu Thuad commemorative amulets was produced. On Sunday, 18 April 1954 (BE2497), After the ceremony event, Achan Tim distribute the first batch of Luang Pu Thuad commemorative amulets to followers who participated and contributed to the sermon hall fundraising cause. Achan Tim is the pioneer creator of Luang Pu Thuad amulets.
He passed away on 30 November 1969 (BE 2512).
Location: Wat Chang Hai, Pattani province