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Today, when I took a taxi there was an exquisite yan drawing on the ceiling. Created by a Buddhist monk for the purpose of protecting the driver and the vehicle, this particular yan is composed of finely drawn lines with symmetrically placed dots and gold leaf squares. Yan drawings involve a form of magic, but whether or not they work, they definitely add an artistic touch to Thai taxis.

Today, when I took a taxi there was an exquisite yan drawing on the ceiling. Created by a Buddhist monk for the purpose of protecting the driver and the vehicle, this particular yan is composed of finely drawn lines with symmetrically placed dots and gold leaf squares. Yan drawings involve a form of magic, but whether or not they work, they definitely add an artistic touch to Thai taxis.

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