Kata Nang Gwak

Kata Nang Kwak ??????????? – how to worship Nang Gwak

Nang Gwak’s real name was “Nang Supawadii” the worship of Nang Gwak was adapted from the Brahmin traders who moved into Thailand about 2000 years ago.

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Use this kata when you are going to sell things, or in your place of business in the morning, you can also chant it into some prayer water and use that to sprinkle over your wares that you are selling too.

Download Song about Nang Gwak Read about “Who is Nang Gwak?”

How to make offerings?

The patron saint/Deva of all MerchantsOne should use 5 incense sticks and offer flowers, red syrup drink (sala flavour, knows as “nam daeng” in Thai), water, and some sweets and rice as offerings.



Light the incense candle and offer the flowers and drinks. Then Say “namoe Dtassa Phakawadtoe Arahadtoe Sammaa Samputtassa 3 times, and bow three times to Buddha before you begin chanting Kata nang Gwak.


Nang Gwak Lanna –  The story of Nang Gwak Pha Yant Nang Gwak

Change the water sweetmeats and flowers every morning when you open shop, and liught new incense too each time.