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APAD 354: Spirit houses

Posted by on Aug 27, 2012 in A Photo a Day, Addicted to Meme, All things Khmer, Cambodia life, sights, That's My World, What's On in Cambodia | 5 comments

Golden spirit houses are a common fixture everywhere in Cambodia.

There are no fastfood restaurants with golden arches here yet but we do have lots of establishments that have golden spirit houses at their entrances.

Spirit houses are common fixtures here even in shopping malls. Everyday before stores or shops open to the public, the owners or staff light incense sticks and offer prayers as well as fruits to their dead ancestors to give them good sales, good luck and happiness.

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