Misc. Sites

Bangkok, Thailand Ruamkatanyu skull shrine

Bangkok, Thailand Ruamkatanyu skull shrine

Bangkok, Thailand Ruamkatanyu skull shrine

Curious religious shrine in Bangkok; property of a charitable foundation which provides free coffins to low income families. These skulls are something along the lines of the patrons of dead paupers and John Does–they themselves are claimed to be anonymous dead, never claimed by families, from 60 years ago. Their spirits go out to different parts of the city, and comfort the souls of the anonymous dead until such a time as they are placed in a coffin or their bodies disposed of, to ensure that they do not turn into ghosts.
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