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  Phra Siwalih

 

Thailand

Phra Siwalih, the travelling monk, who in Myanmar is known as Shin Thiwali (fig.). However, in Thailand he is portrayed holding a klot, i.e. an umbrella, and in Myanmar he is usually holding a Burmese-style pad bai lahn, i.e. an ecclesiastical fan used by monks (fig.).

See also TRAVELS.