Prayers, shrines and devotion: Bangkok


You’ll find shrines everywhere in Bangkok. All sorts of shapes and sizes, which also includes statues and figurines. After wandering for hours in the bearable heat, I came across the shrine outside of Central World. People were on their knees and cupping their hands, showing their devotion, lost in their private thoughts.


An avid blogger, twitterer and photojournalist, Zashnain Zainal suffers from an incurable addiction to social work, helping marginalised communities since 1989. Nowadays he travels from the plantations of Malaysia to the slums of Thailand. He can be found at and @bedlamfury

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