Insights & Outtakes Fall 2005

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Beer connoisseurs may be familiar with Singha, one the most popular beers in Thailand. Less well known is that the singha is a venerable Thai Buddhist symbol: a sort of combination lion and snake frequently seen guarding the entrances to Thai temples. And even more obscure is the way in which Singha beer acts as a sort of guardian for Thai Buddhism: Singha's parents company, Boon Rawd, is a major donor for the restoration of important cultural treasures at Wat Po, one of Thailand's most important royal temples.

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