Luang Por (respected father, in Thai) Thuad was born in Songkhla province in Southern Thailand in 2125 BE (1582 CE). Luang Phor’s parents were poor farmers of Chinese descent. They called their son Puu (Por)– this means ‘crab’ in Thai. Both of his parents were devout Buddhists, and they were likely delighted when their son began to express an interest in spirituality at an early age. 

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