Believers pray to Ai Khai’s statue in the Wat Chedi temple. Photo: Facebook Believers pray to Ai Khai’s statue in the Wat Chedi temple. Photo: Facebook
Believers pray to Ai Khai’s statue in the Wat Chedi temple. Photo: Facebook

In Thailand, ‘Egg Boy’ believers ask temple-dwelling spirit to grant their wishes

  • Hundreds of thousands of visitors are flocking to a temple in the country’s south to see if a mysterious child spirit can make their dreams come true
  • The popularity of ‘Egg Boy’ has been a boon to the local tourism industry but critics dismiss it as a religious fad designed to monetise superstition at a time of unrest

Topic |   Thailand
Believers pray to Ai Khai’s statue in the Wat Chedi temple. Photo: Facebook Believers pray to Ai Khai’s statue in the Wat Chedi temple. Photo: Facebook
Believers pray to Ai Khai’s statue in the Wat Chedi temple. Photo: Facebook
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