Drishti Bommai - indestructible protector of Ashok Leyland, India

Uploaded 29 Apr 2011
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Drishti Bommai is a Hindu traditional folk painting/ Ceramic tile glazed figure / sculpture. It's a good luck charm of protector, but not a god. As an indestructible he's left alone and outside with no offerings chanting etc. to scare away evil. Luckily, as oddly looking as I am around Tamil villages the Dishti Bommais I pass seem friendly and let me be. Here on an Ashok Leyland truck Indian made truck, Tamil Nadu, India.

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