The Bird and The Chofah Picture

Pattaya, Thailand - Wat Yannasangwararam

Chofah is a Thai architectural decorative ornament that adorns the top, at the ends, of roofs on temple buildings and other places. They are found in most of the continental Southeast Asian countries, such as Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar. It resembles a tall thin bird and looks hornlike. The chofah is generally believed to represent the mythical creature Garuda, half bird and half man, who is the vehicle of the Hindu god Vishnu.
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