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THE SIGNIFICATION OF NAGA IN THAI ARCHITECTURAL AND SCULPTURAL ORNAMENTS

@inproceedings{Tu2009THESO,
  title={THE SIGNIFICATION OF NAGA IN THAI ARCHITECTURAL AND SCULPTURAL ORNAMENTS},
  author={Phan Anh Tu},
  year={2009}
}
  • Phan Anh Tu
  • Published 2009
  • The Nak (Phaya Nak or Naga) in Thai architectural and sculptural ornaments are an associational achievement between the indigenous serpent cult of the mainland Southeast Asian region and Naga of Indian religions in ancient times. It seems that the remains of indigenous serpent cult being only what told in the Thai folklore. The majority of Thais are predominantly Theravada Buddhist that their serpent worship includes aspects of Buddhism. Introduction Naga is the sacred name of mythical serpent… CONTINUE READING
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