Machanu

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  • East Asian East Asian (culture)
  • Aquatic Aquatic (attribute)
  • Celestial Celestial (attribute)
  • Friendly Friendly (behaviour)

In Thai belief this is a half man, half fish god who guards the lake to the Otherworld. He is said to be the son of the great Hindu god Hanuman. He has the body of a monkey with all four limbs but also with the tail of a fish. He is adorned with a crown and wears fine lower garments. He is depicted holding the stem on top of which there is a closed lotus flower. He has bulging eyes and sharp fang-like teeth.

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