Thai Spirit Houses : More Images

 

This Thai Spirit House is left standing amidst the rubble, after some houses were destroyed, in preparation for the building of a condominium. Notice the damage on the right side.

 

This San Phra Phum is located at the place where we live. Notice the prang on top of the building structure.

 

Thai Spirit Houses are often illuminated at night. Notice the Phra Chai Mongkol figurine standing in the middle.

 

Detail of San Phra Phum at Sino-Thai Tower, Asoke Road.

 

San Jao Thi (under the good shade of a tree) in the parking lot of Prasarnmitr Plaza, Soi 23, Sukhumvit Road.

 

Assortment of animals and human figurines at a San Phra Phum in soi 23, Sukhumvit Road.

 

Large San Phra Phum (more likely called a shrine) with statue of Phra Chai Mongkon at the Dusit Thani Hotel, Silom Road.

 

This San Phra Phum features a rather futuristic glass house structure. We saw it at a brand new hotel called 'Dream' on Sukhumvit Soi 15.

 

There is a moderately sized shrine in front of Bumrungrad Hospital. When having a closer look it does not house Phra Chai Mongkol, but another 'celestial being' or deity. The statue has four arms. When asking the person caring for the shrine, we were told this shrine was dedicated to 'JaoMae' which we might translate as the 'Mother Earth Goddess' or 'Mother Goddess'.

 

'Jao Mae' shrine at Bumrungrad Hospital, detail.