Thai Mythology

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THOTSAKAN

Thai War Demon

Also known as Tosakanth, THOSGANTH, Tosakan, ทศกัณฐ์

King of the demons

He is the ten-faced Demon King, Lord of the Raksasas and arch-enemy of Phra Ram. Read all about it in the Ramakien.

He is also a dead ringer for the Hindu demon Ravana. Battling Hindu gods wasn’t enough for him — he had to visit Thailand and start causing trouble there too.

Thotsakan Facts and Figures

Name: Thotsakan
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Tosakanth, THOSGANTH, Tosakan, ทศกัณฐ์

Gender: Male
Type: Demon
Area or people: Thailand
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: War
Area of expertise: War

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 329

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Article last revised on May 05, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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