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RELIGION & MYTHOLOGY

  

 

 

  Nang Kwak

 

Thailand

Nang Kwak, i.e. the ‘Beckoning Lady’, portrayed with a large purse full of money and inviting fortune and good business by making a summoning gesture with her right hand.

 

Hence, the Beckoning Lady is often found displayed in shops to attract good business and fortune, usually placed somewhere near the cashier or on a counter, similar to Maew Kwak (fig.).

 

  Nang Kwak