Khun Paen was born in 2034 BE, about 500 years ago, in Suphanburi, but grew up in Kanchanaburi.
It is rumored that Khun Paen is very handsome, well-versed in martial arts and is very eloquent. Whether boys or girls, they like or admire him very much; Therefore, Khun Paen has many wives, and even subordinates or people who have been with him are willing to go through all kinds of hardship for him, even if they had to sacrificed themselves. We can see how powerful and astonishing the persuasive power of General Khun Paen's charisma and eloquence is.
It is said that General Khun Paen once learned from the Archan Kong, who was very famous for his wiccha at that time. General Khun Paen applied the various wiccha he learned from Archan Kong on the battlefield, and could easily gain advantages in every battle, resulting in victory.
It is said that in the use of magic, General Khun Paen can make himself invisible and enter the enemy's line, take off the commander's head; or use magic to make the enemy lost in the forest and unable to escape; or turn leaves into illusion, commanding the wild to attack the enemy. Due to the numerous victories by General Khun Paen, the King of Thailand gave him the royal name “Khun” with means the top & strongest General.
One of the most well-known stories in the life of General Khun Paen is that one day, the King of Thailand ordered General Khun Paen to take down a country that often harassed the border, and the daughter of the king of this country happened to be the wife of General Khun Paen. She was General Khun Paen’s second wife and his favourite. General Khun Paen didn't know what to do after knowing it.
When discussing with his other general about this situation, his wife overheard the entire conversation. The wife of General Khun Paen couldn't bear to be attacked by the country she gave birth for and knew that General Khun Paen could not disobey the order of the King of Thailand. Under the last resort, she had to choose to poison Khun Paen to save her country. But in the end, she was seen through by General Khun Paen. Khun Paen killed his most beloved wife in a rage but found out that his wife was pregnant with a child at that time. At that time, General Khun Paen realized that he had made a big mistake to kill his wife and children because he didn't control his emotions.
Immediately, Khun Paen used the wiccha he learned to retrieve the corpse of the child from his wife’s womb, made it into a mummified corpse, and wear it on his body. This is the origin of the earliest Kumanthong in Thailand.
Since General Khun Paen has learned magical techniques, he can also communicate with this child, and the child can also assist General Khun Paen on the battlefield, making him even more powerful and invincible on the battlefield. The child also often help Khun Paen to escape and avoid many imminent dangers.
Therefore in Thailand, Kumanthong is known to be able to prevent disasters and avoid danger, & also help the business to prosper and attract wealth, achieving victory in all aspects.
Generally, the shape of Khun Paen's amulet is mostly pentagonal, with a Kumanthong lying at the bottom. It is often worn by many in daily lives as it provides the qualities of General Khun Paen like invincibility, charisma, eloquence.
坤平生於佛曆2034年，約莫500年前，家在 Suphanburi，但是在 Kanchanaburi成長。