. Luang Phor Sai’s father’s name is Prom Boottakien
, and his mother’s is Wadd Boottakien
. Luang Phor Sai has an elder sister name Sida Boottakien
Luang Phor Sai came from a family of farmers. Although poor, he was always kind and helpful, never refusing to offer aid whenever it was needed, and sharing whatever he could afford with others. Luang Phor Sai had been interested in Buddhism from a young age, and when he turned 17, he requested permission from his parents to be ordained as a monk.
Luang Phor Sai remained a Sammanen till the age of 20, when he became a Phra Song and was christened Parmoak Kho
. Luang Phor Sai studied the Dhamma extensively, and practiced meditation. Luang Phor Sai is a skilled meditator even underwent a significant amount of Tudong (Austere Practices). During his Tudong practice, Luang Phor Sai travelled far and wide, passing mountains in Kumpucha
(Cambodia) where he met a lot of Monks and Ajarn well-versed in Wicha. One of the monks was Luang Phor Yam
taught Luang Phor Sai how to make holy water, and Luang Phor Kood
, Vipassana and the selection of materials for amulets. On one occasion, Luang Phor Sai even met a Lersi, who encouraged him to practice Tudong further.
After picking up an array of skills from various masters, Luang Phor Sai ventured alone in the jungles of Cambodia to hone his skills through Tudong. Tudong practice is always dangerous, fraught with an onslaught of ghosts and demons who challenged Luang Phor Sai, but he always emerged victorious. Luang Phor Sai practiced in the jungle for a long time, and that was where he met Lersi, Chee Pakhao and a succession of other monks. In separate occasions they exchanged knowledge and Wicha for the betterment of their practices. Luang Phor Sai for instance, learnt Wicha Sek InnThong , Masiapnang, Chang Phasom Klong