Foreigner may see Thai people are praying to a small miniature house at their home or work. They may wonder what the houses represents for and why Thai people are parying to it. Thai people believe that every house or building has a spirit.

Most Thai house or building has a house of spirits. The house size is related to the building size, so if the house is big, the spirit house will be big as well.

Every morning the owner of the house shall feed the spirits with food, and drinks, also sometimes the owner devote some flowers to the house. The spirit house must not be in the shade of the main building, and mandatory to install when building a new house.


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