PAY RESPECT TO THE GODS
Discover the six gods of the Rajprasong district.
Embark upon a culturally enriching journey. Visit each of the six striking Hindu shrines located near Anantara Baan Rajprasong. The Rajprasong district is known to be a spiritual part of the city. Each of these shrines has an ancient story, rooted in Hindu tradition. Every deity is said to have its own unique power.
Feel enlightened as you move from one awe-inspiring shrine to the next. Join in the rituals of the local people. Light a candle at each of the shrines to pay your respects to that god, and make a wish or a prayer.
THE GODS OF THE RAJPRASONG DISTRICT
The Erawan Shrine is one of Bangkok’s most well-known. Here Erawan, one of the holiest gods, is able to protect both mortal and immortal worlds with his four faces.
Indra, here crafted from dark jade, is the supreme ruler of all gods who takes care of humankind.
Better known as the Hindu god Vishnu, Narayana is the god of mercy. He protects local businesses and the wellbeing of all visitors.
This deity is known as the goddess of luck, wealth and power. It is believed that her partnership with Narayana reinforces his power.
Known as the god of three forms, in Bangkok the deity Trimurti is sought out as a god of love. Trimurti’s shrine represents a three-faced figure combining the Hindu gods Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva.
The elephant god promotes creativity, intellect and wisdom. He is known to remove obstacles and is the lord of new beginnings.