Friday, June 29, 2012

A Yuk or a Demon statue



When you enter into a number of temples throughout Thailand you will notice that a Yuk or Demon Statue protects the sacred places from the Devils and Ghosts in the close environment.

The Yuk is a Temple Guardian Giant and were integrated into Buddhism from Hindu Ramayanan mythology, there are a total of twelve different yuks.


The Yuk in this picture is from Wat Srisoonthorn.


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