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RELIGION & MYTHOLOGY

 

 

 

  Khongkha

 

Thailand

Statue of the Hindu goddess Ganga (fig.), whom in Thai is known as Mae Phra Khongkha or simply Khongkha, depicted seated on her mount the makara (fig.).

 

In iconography the makara may also take the shape of a crocodile (fig.), as seen here in the two figurines on the left.

 

  Khongkha