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The 8 Shrines at Ratchaprasong

Your magical journey to meet the powerful Gods of Ratchaprasong begins from the moment you arrive in Thailand, a deeply spiritual land where the contrasts between the bustling streets and organised chaos of commerce sits alongside the timelessness of temples, peace and shrines. 

As you arrive at Bangkok downtown - whether by BTS Chitlom, taxi, boat, car, motorcyle or by foot, here you are welcomed by 8 most magnificent & powerful Gods, all located within the Ratchaprasong District.  

The backdrop of a global modern metropolis stands next to the timeless Gods that rule over the heavens, earth and afterlife. Learn about ancient Brahmin, Hindu and Buddhist gods and immerse yourself in one of the most unique districts the world has to offer. Busy street sounds of a buzzing metropolis give way to subtle sounds of chants and prayers. Sweet smelling flowers, incense and flickering candles create a serenity for this spiritual district.

 

Meet the Gods of Ratchaprasong

Here lies a mythological land where Gods of Creation and Goddesses of Fortune and Wealth reign supreme. The Ratchaprasong District is to Thailand as Mount Olympus would be for Greek mythology; it is here that the legend unfolds.

Located just a few steps from Thailand’s most famous commercial and shopping district conveniently in the middle of Bangkok, here you can visit, worship and learn more about the 8 Gods of Ratchaprasong.

As Bangkok’s spiritual epicenter, the sacred Ratchaprasong intersection offers spiritual seekers, both foreign and Thai, a very special opportunity to pay homage, make offerings, atone sins as well as to relish in the auspicious presence of these highly revered Gods & Goddesses of the Ratchaprasong District. Good karma and the best in life beyond.

We wish that the 8 Gods and Goddesses may answer your prayers and leave you spiritually blessed at Ratchaprasong.

Erawan Shrine

Erawan Shrine

Known as the “Creator” the Tao Maha Prom Shrine located at the Grand Hyatt Erawan Hotel has 4 faces, 4 hands equip with 4 sacred items and weapons to ward off evil. Born on a lotus blossom raised from the belly button of the God of Protection, his holiness and might reigns supreme.

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Ganesh Shrine

Ganesh Shrine

The God of Success in front of Isetan was born with a human head only to be replaced with an Elephant head after being brought back to life for guarding his palace doors.

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Lakshmi Shrine

Lakshmi Shrine

The Goddess of Wealth and Fortune at Gaysorn was born from the holy sea of milk on a lotus blossom during the famed quest of the Elixir of Immortality*

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Indra Shrine

Indra Shrine

The God of Thunder in front of Amarin Plaza is the bringer of daylight, the force that makes water flow and the champion of the earth, wind and sea.

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Narayana Shrine

Narayana Shrine

The God of Protection in front of the Intercontinental Hotel is the grand protector of heaven, hell and earth. With his almighty vessel, the sacred Garuda, the God of Protection uses his might and power to ensure that good prevails over evil.

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Umathevi Shrine

Umathevi Shrine

Alternatively known as "Umathevi" or ""Umadevi" The Goddess of Compassion in front of Big C Centre is known for her unwavering compassion and devotion to her beloved husband, the God of Destruction.

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Trimurati Shrine

Trimurati Shrine

3 of the most powerful gods in the heavens; the God of Creation, God of Protection and God of Destruction merge together to form the ultimate supreme being known as "Trimurati" The God of Love.

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Jatulokbal Shrine

Jatulokbal Shrine

The God of 4 Directions, Lord Jatulokbal is the ultimate protector of the North, South, East and West. Ensuring that all humankind is at peace and far from sadness, 4 of the most powerful gods are combined into one supreme deity.

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