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  phra prajam wan (Hinduism)

 

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Phra prajam wan is a system of worship in Hinduism, which has an image for each day of the week. Additionally Rahu and his tail Ketu are also personified. Nine images are thus positioned in a square three by three and each faces a certain direction. Worshippers walk clockwise around the shrine and stop to pray or make an offering to the image that corresponds with their birthday.