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April 20, 2013

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Carol aka Traveller

I think the smaller versions of temples you describe are spirit houses, we've seen them everywhere in Thailand. Every house/plot of land/temple is supposed to have one. We had one for our plot of land and one for our villa. The buffalo doctor's other job was to advise people of the best date on which to erect their spirit houses and came along with special offerings to bless them.

bobbie

All those temples are so breath-takingly beautiful!
It seems hard to reconcile them with the prison ~ I'd love to read his book ~
Thanks for sharing ~

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