Pic of the Day ~ Dvarapala ~

Shot at The Emerald Buddha Temple, Bangkok, Thailand Temple Guardian Dvarapalas (or Gate Guardians) are integral part of Hindu and Buddhist temple architecture. Every culture/religion have some concept of gate guardians, who are portrayed as demigods possessing special powers. Even Asgard has all-seeing, all-hearing Heimdall as its Guardian 🙂

Advertisements

About wineandwhims

Culture Vulture, History Buff, Traveler and Reader
%d bloggers like this: