Grand Palace Bangkok, Thailand
There are six pairs of demon guardian statutes at the entrance gates to temple in the gallery. These are the main Giants of the Ramayana. They stand facing the ordination hall (Phra Ubosoth) meaning that they are guarding the Emerald Buddha inside from all evil spirits.
These demon guardians were built in the reign of king Rama III, each one describing an important character in the Ramakiean story.
© Istvan Kadar Photography
Credit goes to Flickr (fesign ) for this monstrous evil building. Original date: 2011-12-01 05:16:56
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