Guardians of the Gates
The main portal to the Wat Phra Kaew is guarded by two 20 ft. (6 m.) tall yakas (demons). These statues were highly decorated and given a fierce countenance to discourage evil from entering the holy shrine of the Emerald Buddha.
File: yakas.jpg, Original Size: 3072 x 2304
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Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng
Note: The two yakas images.