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Spirit Houses of Thailand, The
   
ISBN :   9789744801036
WL Order Code :    E22518
Price :    US$32.00
Print :   Bangkok 2007,
Size :   132 pp., illus., 40 pp. illus. in col., 210 x 295 mm pbk. Weight  0.500 kg
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  Reichart, Peter A. & Pathawee Khongkhunthian

Spirit Houses of Thailand, The

     
   
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This book provides a comprehensive overview of this custom, describing the different types of spirit houses in Thailand. It devotes one chapter to the worship of the Lord of the Land and what to offer him to keep him satisfied and in good moods. The ceremony how to install a spirit house is described as well as what to do when one has to dispose of a spirit house. The Erawan shrine in Bangkok and the city pillars of some cities of Thailand are described as well as spirit houses in neighboring countries of Thailand. The book is richly illustrated by both black and white and color photographs showing the different styles of spirit houses around the country. The interested reader will get important background information and thus will understand the significance of the spirit house in present day Thailand in much more detail.
 

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