(Luang Pu Hong) Brommapanyo or the Lord Master
Prasartbromakhun lived in the Tungmon Cemetery of Wat Petchaburi, Prasart District in Surin Province.
His old name was Mr. Suwannahong Chamuadi, born on Thursday 23rd March 1918 at
Tungmon village, Prasart District, Surin Province. His fatherâ€™s name was Boak and his
motherâ€™s name was Auen â€“ they were farmers. Luang Phor Hong had 8 brothers and sisters â€“ he was the first son.
He entered priesthood as a novice at 18 years old and ordained as a monk at the age of 20 at Wat Petchaburi.
Present during his ordination were Luang Phor Prae Luang Phor Chueng and Luang Phor Gad. As a novice, his masters called him “Samanane Bromsorn” (Novice Bromsorn). After his ordination he was given the new name”Brommapanyo”.
Luang Pu Hong had studied both theoretical and practical dharma from many masters. Seven years after his ordination, he travelled to Cambodia to practice meditation and to seek peace. In addition he studied magic incantations from many masters. He finally returned to Wat Petchaburi, where he was appointed Abbot in 1973.
Luang Pu Hong is known as one of the top guru monks of the present era, although he is now 90++ years old. He is well-known and popular for his knowledge in both Dharma and Visha (supernatural arts).