Wednesday, 15 August 2007


reusi (ฤาษี) Thai
'Hermit' or 'recluse'. A sage or wise character in the Ramakien and other Thai folk tales, who has the capability to exhibit special magical powers. He usually lives in a cave as an ascetic or hermit and is depicted with a white beard and wearing tiger fur. He is at times related to the Hindu god Vishnu being portrayed with multiple arms and heads and holding similar attributes and as reusi nah seua , having the body of a man and the head of a tiger thus referring to Vishnu's fourth avatara Narasingha.

Hindu sage, ascetic, hermit or recluse, usually living in the Himalayas . In Hinduism generally a holy person who received the revelation of the Vedic hymns and often depicted as seated wearing a beard and a headdress made of bark.

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