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Woman Praying at Shrine to Brahma

Image courtesy of Bryan Spykerman

This woman is paying respects in Erewan square surrounded by skyscrapers in downtown Bangkok, Thailand. Interestingly, though most Thais are
Buddhist, this shrine is to the Hindu god Brahma. The woman is most likely Buddhist, but like most Thais, finds it no contradiction to pay respects to or ask favors of local spirits.


Copyright 2008, by the Contributing Authors. Cite/attribute Resource . admin. (2005, August 02). Shrine to Brahma. Retrieved January 07, 2011, from Free Online Course Materials — USU OpenCourseWare Web site: http://ocw.usu.edu/Anthropology/Anthropology_of_Religion/pict0043_jpg.htm. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License Creative Commons License