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RELIGION & MYTHOLOGY

  

 

 

  Galohn

 

Myanmar

Woodcarving of a Burmese-style Garuda, in Myanmar known as a Galohn and part of the system of an animal-per-day, which in Thai is known as sat prajam wan, and in which it represents Sunday (fig.). This one, clasping a naga (fig.) in both hands, stands  at one of 267 gigantic teakwood posts of Bagaya Kyaung (fig.), a wooden monastery in Inwa (Ava).