Thai Lersis Samnak, altar of Thai shamanism.
Ritual mask of Lersi Po Gae Ta Fai, the shivaite teacher of Buddha Gautama and a bucha (statue) of Phra Jao Saming Prai, the Tiger headed Shaman. Important Spirits of the Ajarn or Shaman of Thailand, improperly called sorceror (western audience love that word, so many things are improperly named that way for pure marketing purposes and limited understanding). A very old declination of Shivaism developed in ancient Siam still flourishing today.

Personal collection of Thailand Etnology and Folklore. 2012

About Manuel Congo

A renowned Palero, Babalawo, Ajarn and Hougan, Manuel Congo lives in rural Italy, where he spends most of his free time touring on his custom Harley Davidson. An avid ethnographer and noted expert on Italian witchcraft, Manuel has spent decades working for elite clients around the world, conducting investigations in locales as far-flung as Togo and Thailand. He enjoys rainy days, BBQ and blondes.

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