Daily Archives: April 3, 2009


293: Which part-Indian film maker connects?

292: The current ruling house of Thailand, the Chakri Dynasty, is named after the Sudarshana Chakra, the mythical weapon of Lord Vishnu. “The Chakri which provides both name and emblem to the house of Chakri, is composed of the discus (Chakra) and the trident (Trisula), the celestial weapon of the God Narayana (an avatar of Vishnu) of whom the Siamese King is seen as a personification.”