Biking Cambodia-Bangkok Temples

Bangkok’s many temples incorporate the mandatory guardians.

They have stylized lions, called shishi in China, which are thought to have magical powers to repel evil spirts.

Yaksha, a fierce but benevolent nature spirit introduced to Buddhism from Hinduism. He is charged with taking care of precious things.

We encountered a few other guardians which I will cover off next time. The decorations were amazing.

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