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Title

Suvannamaccha

Location

Koh Samui - Thailand

Category
2016

Suvannamaccha(Thai: สุพรรณมัจฉา: “golden fish”) is a daughter of Tosakanth (Ravana) appearing in the Thai and other Southeast Asian versions of Ramayana. She is a mermaid princess who tries to spoil Hanuman’s plans to build a bridge to Lanka but falls in love with him instead. The figure of Suvannamaccha is popular in Thai folklore and is represented on small cloth streamers or framed pictures that are hung as luck-bringing charms in shops and houses throughout Thailand.