Elephant Shrine At Rama Vi Bridge

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  • Elephant Shrine At Rama Vi Bridge

  • Artist: Byron Balck
  • Year: 1986
  • Duration: 14:00
  • Country: Thailand
  • ELEPHANT SHRINE AT RAMA VI BRIDGE - At the entranceto the pedestrian walkway on the Rama VI bridge, a busy thoroughfare carrying automobiles and trains, a spirit house is set up for workshippers. They stop to pray, leaving behind garlands of flowers and coloured miniatures of gods, elephants, horse and people. The ancient ritual is contrasted with a Thai women about the difference between Buddhism and the animism of the spirit houses.

  • Accession #: 1590a
  • Distribution Status: In Distribution
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