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  sahn phra phum chao tih

 

Thailand

Commonly two spirit houses are erected next to each other and are jointly referred to as sahn phra phum chao tih. The larger one of the two has just one leg and is known as sahn phra phum, whilst the smaller one has four legs and is called sahn chao tih. Often a jawed, the image of a guardian spirit, is placed in the larger spirit house.