Yaksha Relief at Wat Chai Mongkol in Chiang Mai, Thailand - Encircle Photos

45 Yaksha Relief at Wat Chai Mongkol in Chiang Mai, Thailand

This colorful, ceramic relief is a yaksha who is holding up the balcony of the prayer hall at Wat Chai Mongkol. In Theravāda Buddhism, these mythical spirits are the guardians of Vessavana who is one the four Great Kings that rule the four directions on earth.

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142 Charoen Prathet Rd, Tambon Chang Khlan, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, 50100, Thailand

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