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Demon giant blocks river water with his body (Thai Ramayana mural)

A demon giant, seen lying beyond Rama's pavillions, blocks the river's water with his body.The fanged demon lies on his side on the ground while holding his huge sword in his right hand. Rama's group is visible in the foreground as they wait in a Siamese-style royal pavillion for the medicine they need to heal Laksman.The demon is attempting to foil Hanuman's effort to collect special mountain herbs and river water in time to save Laksman from dying of a poisoned spear wound.

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