Erawan Shrine: Four-faced statue of Brahma, venerated by Hindus


Four Face Buddha
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Sad Story.

The gilded plaster statue was enshrined at the Erawan Hotel in 1956. The original Erawan Shrine was destroyed by a mentally-ill Muslim man in 2006. He was then beaten to death by nearby street cleaners.

A replacement shrine was quickly built.