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  Nilek

 

Thailand

Nilek is a monkey-warrior from the city Meuang Chomphoo, who appears in the Ramakien. He is an ally of Phra Ram (fig.) and is depicted with a brown fur and wearing a golden kabang-style crown. He joined Phra Lak (fig.) when he went to disturb Indrachit's (fig.) Kumphaniyah Ceremony. He is one of the eighteen Wahnon Sip-paet Mongkut, and an avatar of the Thai deity Phra Phinai, i.e. Ganesha.

See also LIST OF RAMAKIEN CHARACTERS.